Hourly Earnings Differentials by Region and Size of City

Fuchs, Victor R.
January 1967
Monthly Labor Review;Jan67, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p22
Academic Journal
Investigates the geographical wage differentials based on hourly earnings of all nonagricultural persons in the U.S. Standardization for geographical differences in industry or occupation; Regional differences in hourly earnings; Effect of race, sex, age and education on the regional earnings differences; Relationship between earnings and city size; Adjustment of the wage differential.


Related Articles

  • Low Pay and Income in Urban and Rural Areas: Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey. Gilbert, Alana; Phimister, Euan; Theodossiou, Ioannis // Urban Studies (Routledge);Jun2003, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p1207 

    This paper examines the extent of urban-rural differences in low pay and the link between low pay and low incomes using data on urban and rural residents from the British Household Panel Survey for 1991-98. The results suggest that, overall, urban wages were significantly less than accessible...

  • Geographic Salary Differentials. Pomeroy, Ann // HR Magazine;Jun2004, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p20 

    Discusses the results of a 2004 survey by Mercer Human Resource Consulting on geographic salary differentials in several U.S. cities. National median salary; Cities where the highest salaries are found; Comment from Darrell Cira, a senior compensation consultant at mercer, about the survey.

  • AROUND CITY HALL: SURVIVAL. Logan, Andy // New Yorker;5/15/1971, Vol. 47 Issue 13, p117 

    The article reflects on the issues surrounding urban civilization in New York City. It discusses the local unemployment rate in the area. It argues on the gap between the wages of whites and blacks. It provides idea on the problems faced by public schools due to striking teachers.

  • Analysis of Income Urban-Rural Gap of Guizhou Province in the Condition of Dualization. Long Yun; Dai Qian // Studies in Sociology of Science;Dec2011, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p29 

    This paper is to analyze the income gap urban-rural income of Guizhou province from 1995 to 2009 by applying the principal component and regression analysis and the ratio of disposable income of urban residents and the net income of the rural residents as a measuring indicator.

  • A sad tale of China's annual commuters. Hall, Peter // Regeneration & Renewal;4/18/2008, p18 

    The author reflects on the migration of people of the farms of central and western China to its eastern coastal cities. He refers to the difference in incomes of people living in cities and working in farms, and analyzes the economic aspects of the migration. He also notes the problem of...

  • Big cities lead on income gaps. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;2/21/2014, pA02 

    Income inequality is highest in cities with robust economies like N.Y. and San Francisco, a Brookings Institution study found, suggesting that the wider divides are a result of greater economic success. Some cities also worsen their income inequality with programs like affordable housing, which...

  • It's all about the money.  // Grand Rapids Business Journal;8/31/2015, Vol. 33 Issue 35, p15 

    The article offers information related to business in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Topics include gender pay gap in America's 100 largest cities, the biennial Nonprofit Workshop to be hosted by the West Michigan Public Relations Society of America (WMPRSA) at the Grand Valley State University's...

  • 10 best-paying cities for women. Satter, Marlene Y. // BenefitsPRO;9/5/2016, p1 

    If there were a real City of Cibola-with streets paved with gold-women would need to go there, because they have-and get-less of it. Women still haven't ...

  • Components of city-size wage differentials, 1973-1988. Beeson, Patricia E.; Goshen, Erica L. // Economic Review (00130281);1991 4th Quarter, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p10 

    Examines the empirical regularity in the 1973 to 1988 Current Population Surveys to see if city-size-related wage differentials arise from intercity differences in wage structures. Study of the phenomenon of higher wages of city workers as compared to their rural counterparts; Control for...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics