Gender Differences in Earnings Among Young Adults Entering the Labor Market
National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Mar 1, 1998 - Business & Economics - 72 pages
This analysis considers two factors that might have contributed to the earnings gap between men and women. Women were more likely than men to interrupt their careers for an extended period of time to take care of young children, and women were also more likely than men to prepare for jobs that historically have lower income potential. This report examines earnings of men and women who worked consistently by their education level and the gender dominance of major field of study. Glossary. 24 charts and tables.
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Work Consistency of Men and Women
Consistent Workers Earnings by render Dominance of Major Field of Study
Factors Associated with Earnings in the Top and Bottom Categories of Men and Women
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1980 high school annual earnings associate's degree bachelor's degrees Center for Education certificates or associate's Consistent employment constant 1992 dollars Data Analysis System data collection period degrees as highest Department of Education difference diploma or GED distribution of 1980 dominance of major dominant if 65 earnings in constant Education Statistics employment after attainment employment was defined enrolled in postsecondary estimates female dominated majors female workers field of study force after highest fourth follow-up full year reported gender dominance high school diploma high school grades high school sophomores highest degree attainment Hispanic HS&B income labor force last full level of education linear regression longer married major field male high school male workers National Center non-Hispanic Number of children number of months percentile ranking postsecondary education postsecondary experience respondents simple random sample Sophomore Cohort sophomores working consistently sophomores working consistently1 standard errors Table total months U.S. Department variables women's earnings workers workers workers