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The gender gap in employment and wages

Petrongolo, Barbara (2019) The gender gap in employment and wages. Nature Human Behaviour, 3 (4). pp. 316-318. ISSN 2397-3374

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Identification Number: 10.1038/s41562-019-0558-x

Abstract

Despite a century of convergence, there is still no evidence of fully closing gender gaps in employment and wages, possibly reflecting a suboptimal allocation of talent. Economic research has emphasized the role of gender differences in preferences, work–life balance considerations and gender identity norms in shaping the observed gender trends.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2019 Springer Nature Publishing AG
Divisions: Centre for Economic Performance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2019 15:33
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2020 02:43
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/100298

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