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Pro male culture, the earnings gap and the share of females in occupations

Lordan, Grace (2019) Pro male culture, the earnings gap and the share of females in occupations. . Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg.

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Identification Number: 10.2767/39598

Abstract

Despite a century of convergence, a stubbornly persistent gender earnings gap remains, with many examples of occupations that are male (example engineering, and astrophysics) and female (social worker, primary school teacher) dominated remaining. This report is complementary to the many studies in the literature which consider explanations for gender wage gaps and gender based occupational sorting. In this work [the authors] are interested in the extent to which pro male attitudes at an occupation level explain gender-based sorting and the differential share of females in particular occupations. [The authors] also explore whether pro male attitudes determine the share of females in an occupation.

Item Type: Monograph (Report)
Additional Information: © 2019 European Union
Divisions: Psychological and Behavioural Science
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2020 13:54
Last Modified: 03 Sep 2020 23:15
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/105113

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