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Gender Differences in Wage Rates, Work Histories, and Occupational Segregation

Gender Differences in Wage Rates, Work Histories, and Occupational Segregation Using data from the Social Change and Economic Life Initiative, anattempt is made to gauge the extent of gender differences in wages thatare due to discrimination. Allowance is made for gender differences inoccupational attainment. It is estimated that discrimination in therange of 11 to 24 per cent of female wages can be found. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Economic Studies Emerald Publishing

Gender Differences in Wage Rates, Work Histories, and Occupational Segregation

Journal of Economic Studies , Volume 18 (2) – Feb 1, 1991

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Emerald Publishing
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0144-3585
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10.1108/01443589110003010
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Abstract

Using data from the Social Change and Economic Life Initiative, anattempt is made to gauge the extent of gender differences in wages thatare due to discrimination. Allowance is made for gender differences inoccupational attainment. It is estimated that discrimination in therange of 11 to 24 per cent of female wages can be found.

Journal

Journal of Economic StudiesEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 1, 1991

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