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This paper lies in the tradition of decomposition analysis of wage differentials based on the model set forth in Blinder (1973) and Oaxaca (1973), and aims to measure labour market discrimination against Roma in South East European countries (Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia and Kosovo). We...
This article analyses different poverty patterns and coping strategies between Roma and other vulnerable groups that live in households with less than 4.3$PPP equivalent expenditures a day. The findings are based on a new survey, completed in 2004 in Southeast Europe, of Roma, refugees,...
In this paper we analyze specific educational issues faced by Roma households using data from the UNDP/ILO survey conducted in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia in 2001. Roma situation is characterized by poverty, low educational achievements, and consequently limited...
This paper lies in the tradition of decomposition analysis of wage differentials based on the model set forth in Blinder (1973) and Oaxaca (1973), and aims to measure labour market discrimination against Roma in South East European countries (Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia and Kosovo). We...
The paper analyses household poverty and vulnerability among Roma and non-Roma in nine countries in Southeast Europe. Vulnerability to poverty is estimated by applying a model that makes use of estimated consumption and the estimated variance of consumption. The estimations suggest that...
The paper decomposes average income differentials between Roma and non-Roma in South East Europe into the component that can be explained by group differences in income-related characteristics (characteristics effect), and the component which is due to differing returns to these characteristics...