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

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Panel A | 1992 | 1998 | Change |

Variance (log real hourly earnings) | 1.105 | 1.376 | 0.271 |

Mean (log real hourly earnings) above 90th percentile | 5.988 | 6.488 | |

Mean (log real hourly earnings) below 90th percentile | 4.339 | 4.350 | |

Difference in means (above–below 90th percentile) | 1.649 | 2.138 | |

Contribution of difference in means to variance | 0.245 | 0.411 | 0.166 |

Percentage of total change in variance | 61.25 | ||

Panel B | 1998 | 2003 | Change |

Variance (log real hourly earnings) | 1.376 | 1.067 | −0.309 |

Mean (log real hourly earnings) above 90th percentile | 6.488 | 7.036 | |

Mean (log real hourly earnings) below 90th percentile | 4.350 | 4.974 | |

Difference in means (above–below 90th percentile) | 2.138 | 2.062 | |

Contribution of difference in means to variance | 0.411 | 0.383 | −0.028 |

Percentage of total change in variance | 9.06 |