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Wage distribution within the Swedish State Railways, 1877–1951: Material and methods.


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Title: Wage distribution within the Swedish State Railways, 1877–1951: Material and methods.
Authors: Hamark, Jesper
Editors: Turner, Russell
Issue Date: Jun-2021
Publication type: report
Series/Report no.: Göteborg Papers in Economic History
28
Keywords: Wage distribution
HISCLASS
relative wages
white-collar wages
gender wage gap
the Swedish State Railways
Statens Järnvägar
Abstract: For nine decades, the Swedish State Railways (SJ) produced wage records containing all its permanent employees. SJ employed more people than any private employer in Sweden, and the records contain individual-level information across hundreds of occupations: full name, yearly wage, occupational status, year and date of birth, occupational status, time of employment at SJ, etc. This paper serves as a background to a project on wage distribution within SJ, with the aim of tracking the development ... more
ISSN: 1653-1000
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/69292
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