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Table 2 Analysis of variances of log real hourly earnings of workers

From: The role of the firm in worker wage dispersion: an analysis of the Ghanaian manufacturing sector

  1992   1998   2003
  (1)   (2)   (3)
All firms      
Total variance 1.105   1.376   1.067
Within 0.444   0.514   0.748
Between 0.661   0.862   0.319
Decomposing the change over time   1992–1998   1998–2003  
Total change   0.271   −0.305  
Within change   0.070   0.234  
Between change   0.201   −0.541  
  1. Data from CSAE-RPED on the Ghanaian manufacturing sector from 1992 to 2003. I matched the worker and firm files to create the linked dataset based on which I perform the analysis. The arithmetic calculations are based on the method described in Section 3.1 in the text