Gender in the Labor Market, 1st Edition

  • Solomon W. Polachek
  • Konstantinos Tatsiramos
  • Klaus F. Zimmermann
  • Published By: Emerald Publishing Limited
  • ISBN-10: 1785601407
  • ISBN-13: 9781785601408
  • DDC: 331.12
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 320 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released November 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Why in 2015 are there still large gender differences in economic success? This volume consists of a set of state of the art research articles to answer this question. Focus areas include educational attainment, financial risk management, bargaining power, social mobility, and intergenerational transfers in the US and abroad.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
1: Gender and Dynamic Agency: Theory and Evidence on the Compensation of Top Executives.
2: Gender Differences in Risk Preferences: An Empirical Study Using Attitudinal and Behavioral Specifications of Risk Aversion.
3: Childcare Reform: Effects on Earnings and Employment among Native Swedish and Immigrant Mothers.
4: Intra-Household Resource Allocation and Gender Bias in Iran.
5: Why Has the College Gender Gap Expanded?.
6: The Gender Gap in Starting Salaries for New College Graduates.
7: Wage Growth and Job Mobility in the Early Career: Testing a Statistical Discrimination Model of the Gender Wage Gap.
8: Selection into Occupations and the Intergenerational Mobility of Daughters and Sons.