Wage Sorting Trends

Jesper Bagger, Kenneth L. Sorensen, Rune Vejlin

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We document a strong trend towards more positive assortative wage sorting
using Danish Matched Employer-Employee data from 1980 to 2006. The pattern
is not due to compositional changes in the labor market and primarily occurs
among high wage workers.
Original languageEnglish
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2013


  • Matched Employer-Employee Data
  • Firm fixed effects
  • Worker fixed effects
  • Wage sorting
  • Wage inequality

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