Asian Americans, White Americans, wage discrimination


Econometric analysis of person-level data from the American Community Survey collected over a 5-year period from 2005-2009 so as to provide empirical evidence and measurable effect of race discrimination on wage differentials between Asian Americans and White Americans. Brief Methodology of research employed in the study involving analysis of explanatory variables to construct earnings models to gather estimates and draw implicative inferences. Utilization of decomposition of wage differentials of differences in education and experience with respect to annual income to identify proportion of effects attributable to endowments and estimated coefficients; as well as proportion of effect as a result of evident discrimination via the Blinder-Oaxaca Decomposition equation explaining differences between groups.