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Table 3 Decomposition of social groups wage differential: Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition with sample selection

From: Gender and caste-based wage discrimination in India: some recent evidenceGeschlecht und Kaste-ansässige Lohndiskriminierung in Indien: Einige Neue Beweise

Components Rural Urban
Prediction (NSC) 1.981 2.695
(0.005) (0.008)
Prediction (SC/ST) 1.776 2.389
(0.012) (0.041)
Raw differential 0.205 0.306
(0.013) (0.042)
Using NSC wage structure:
Explained differential 0.128 0.210
(0.006) (0.012)
Unexplained differential 0.077 0.096
(0.012) (0.041)
Proportion of explained differential 0.622 0.686
Proportion of unexplained differential 0.378 0.314
Using SC/ST wage structure:
Explained differential 0.138 0.228
(0.008) (0.017)
Unexplained differential 0.067 0.078
(0.013) (0.043)
Proportion of explained differential 0.672 0.746
Proportion of unexplained differential 0.328 0.254
Observations 31709 15081
  1. Notes: ‘NSC’ denotes non-scheduled castes group (other backward classes and others), and ‘SC/ST’ denotes scheduled castes group (scheduled castes and scheduled tribes). Standard errors are in parentheses