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Table 3 Median Wages for Different Groups (Source: IEB, own calculations)

From: The evolution of job stability and wages after the implementation of the Hartz reformsDie Entwicklung von Beschäftigungsstabilität und Löhnen seit Einführung der Hartz-Reformen

   Log Median Wage Differences
1998–2002 2003–2005 2006–2010 03/05–98/02 06/10–03/05
Men All 4.36 4.33 4.24 −0.03 −0.09
Temporary 3.81 3.75 3.71 −0.06 −0.04
Unskilled 4.03 3.95 3.84 −0.08 −0.12
Unempl. before 4.19 4.16 4.05 −0.03 −0.12
Women All 4.14 4.11 4.06 −0.03 −0.04
Temporary 3.75 3.64 3.63 −0.11 −0.01
Unskilled 3.83 3.77 3.69 −0.06 −0.08
Unempl. before 3.99 3.93 3.87 −0.06 −0.06
  1. N = 761,246