Gender and the Labour Market: Econometric Evidence of Obstacles to Achieving Gender Equality

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Siv S. Gustafsson, Daničle E. Meulders
Palgrave Macmillan, Oct 20, 2000 - Business & Economics - 336 pages
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In diverse bijdragen wordt ingegaan op factoren die de gelijkheid tussen mannen en vrouwen verhinderen. Bevat: The feminization of work in the USA: a new era for (man)kind? / door Richard B. Freeman; Women's employment in a society of rampant unemployment / door Margaret Maruani; The Danish gender wage gap and wage determination in the private and public sectors / door Nabanita Datta Gupta, Ronald L. Oaxaca en Nina Smith; Similar education, different career and wages? Comparison of the gender wage differentials over careers in Finland / door Reija Lilja; Do markets discriminate? Comparing the male-female wage gap of US public and private school principals / door Lois Joy; The impact of regional migration on the earnings, employment and overeducation of married women in the UK / door Harminder Battu, Paul T. Seaman en Peter J. Sloane; Tied movers, tied stayers: the higher risk of overeducation among married women in West Germany / door Felix Büchel; Churning in the Norwegian labour market: gender differences in job and worker mobility / door Erling Barth en Harald Dale-Olsen; Optimal age for first birth: Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands and Sweden / door Siv S. Gustafsson en Cécile Wetzels; Tax discrimination against women in Spain: why are we favouring traditional families? / door Amadeo Fuenmayor Fernández en Concha Salvador Cifre; How do couples spend their time? Hours of market and domestic work time in British partnerships / door Hugh Davies, Heather Joshi, Mark Killingsworth en Romana Peronaci; A longitudinal analysis of part-time work by women and men in the Netherlands / door Ronald Dekker, Ruud Muffels en Elena Stancanelli; Working time, women and low wages in Belgium / door Maria Jepsen, Daničle E. Meulders en Isabelle Terraz; Are lone-parent households today often poor in France? An analysis using three different poverty measures / door David Clément en Catherine Sofer.

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Siv S. Gustafsson is Professor of Economics at the University of Amersterdam.

Daniele E. Meulders is Professor of Economics and Head of the research team of Labor Economics in the Department of Applied Economics at the Free University of Brussels.

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