Gender in the Workplace

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Clair Brown, Joseph A. Pechman
Brookings Institution, 1987 - Business & Economics - 316 pages
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That women have entered the work force in large numbers is a well-known economic development, but many questions remain about the effects of this dramatic shift. Have women been truly integrated into the labor market? How have they fared in the competition for fair wages and professional jobs? What has happened to the American family and its standard of living?

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Clair Brown is Professor of Economics and Director, Center for Work, Technology, and Society (CWTS) at the University of California, Berkeley. Her recent research has focused on high-tech workers, firm employment systems and performance, and wage dynamics.

Pechman was director of the Brookings Economic Studies program from 1962-83. He is a senior fellow in that program. He has served on the board of directors for such organizations as the Tax Institute of America and the Metropolitan Opera Association, and has taught tax policy at Stanford, MIT, Yale, California-Berkeley and Georgetown universities.

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