Key References

Decomposing the Wage Distribution

Autor, David H., Lawrence F. Katz, et al. "Rising Wage Inequality: The Role of Composition and Prices." NBER Working Paper No. 11628, 2005.

Barth, Erling, Alex Bryson, et al. "It's Where You Work: Increases in Earnings Dispersion across Establishments and Individuals in the U.S." NBER Working Paper No. 20447, 2014.

Amazon logo Firpo, Sergio, Nicole M. Fortin, and Thomas Lemieux. "Decomposition Methods in Economics." In Handbook of Labor Economics. Vol. 4A. Edited by Orley Ashenfelter and David Card. North Holland, 2010, pp. 1–102. ISBN: 9780444534507. [Preview with Google Books]

Firpo, Sergio, Nicole M. Fortin, et al. "Occupational Tasks and Changes in the Wage Structure." IZA Discussion Paper No. 5542, 2011.

Hakanson, Christina, Erik Lindqvist, et al. This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader."Firms and Skills: The Evolution of Worker Sorting." (PDF) Stockholm School of Economics Working Paper, 2013.

Juhn, Chinhui, Kevin M. Murphy and Brooks Pierce. "Wage Inequality and the Rise in Returns to Skill." Journal of Political Economy 101, no. 3 (1993): 410–42.

Kline, Patrick. "Oaxaca-blinder as a Reweighting Estimator." American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings 101, no. 3 (2011): 532–7.

Lemieux, Thomas. "Increased Residual Wage Inequality: Composition Eff