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Compensating differences, discrimination and male/female earnings differences

Robert F. Elliott

Compensating differences, discrimination and male/female earnings differences

by Robert F. Elliott

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Published by University of Aberdeen. Department of Economics in Aberdeen .
Written in English


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Statementby R.F. Elliott, R. Sandy and P.J.Sloane.
SeriesDiscussion paper / University of Aberdeen. Department of Economics -- 93-06
ContributionsSandy, R., Sloane, Peter J. 1942-, University of Aberdeen. Department of Economics.
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Open LibraryOL13907790M

Differences in occupational earnings by sex 5 higher even if they are paid the same hourly rate. Men’s average hourly earn-ings are also usually higher than women’s, but to a lesser extent, as any over-time premium is spread over all the hours worked. Men may also have higher average hourly wages because of the greater proportion of women. 2. noncompeting groups arise through differences in capacities and eduction of workers 3. compensating wage differences must be paid to offset nonmonetary differences in jobs such as risk 4) market imperfections in the form of lack of info, geographic imobility, unoin and government restraints, and discrimination.

Over the past 25 years, the gender pay gap has narrowed dramatically in the United States. In our recent research, we analyze the sources of the relative wage gains for women in the United States, and we study the determinants of gender differences in pay using international comparisons of the gender gap. Get this from a library! A Pollution Theory of Discrimination: Male and Female Differences in Occupations and Earnings. [Claudia Dale Goldin] -- Occupations are segregated by sex today, but were far more segregated in the early to mid-twentieth century when married women began to enter the labor force in large numbers. It is difficult to.

differences in male-female wage differentials (Blau and Kahn a, Blau and Kahn , and Blau and Kahn ), and on trends over time in gender differentials in the U.S. (Blau and Kahn , Blau and Kahn forthcoming). I will then offer some concluding thoughts and suggest some implications for Cited by: Overview of Gender Differences and Trends Earnings Gender earnings disparities in the United States have shown considerable recent convergence. Figure 1 shows the trends in the female-male earnings ratio for annual earnings of year-round, full-time workers and for usual weekly earnings of full-time workers. These measures.


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Compensating differences, discrimination and male/female earnings differences by Robert F. Elliott Download PDF EPUB FB2

Part III: The Earnings Puzzle: Discrimination and male/female earnings differences book Do Women Earn Less Than Men. Gender Segregation in the Workplace. Causes of Earnings Differences: Human Capital. Appendix: Regression Analysis.

Causes of Earnings Differences: Compensating Differentials. Causes of Earnings Differences: Discrimination. Part III Policy Application: Comparable Edition: 2nd A Pollution Theory of Discrimination: Male and Female Differences in Occupations and Earnings Claudia Goldin.

Chapter in NBER book Human Capital in History: The American Record (), Leah Platt Boustan, Carola Frydman, and Robert A. Margo, editors (p. - ) Conference held DecemberPublished in October by University of Cited by:   "Controversial and exhaustively researched, gender expert Warren Farrell's latest book Why Men Earn More takes as its stunning argument the idea that bias-based unequal pay for women is largely a myth, and that women are most often paid less than men not because they are discriminated against, but because they have made lifestyle choices that affect their ability to earn/5.

illegitimatized discrimination on the basis of sex (as well as race, color, religion, and national origin) and banned discrimination in hiring, salary, and promotion, to open up male-dominated jobs to women. These policies and legislation have stimulated women to enter the labor market and women continue to climb the discrimination and male/female earnings differences book ladder (Tyson, ).File Size: KB.

genre based on gender composition (valuative discrimination), and differences in book prices for male and female authors publishing books in the same genres and formats (within-job dis. The differences between public opinion on male vs.

female workplace discrimination are glaring, and to highlight this today, we’re going to focus on two gender-dominated jobs: policing and. In other words, in a setting where discrimination is unlikely or impossible, the gender wage gap is entirely explained by differences between men and women in experience (about one third) and preferences (about two-thirds).

Preferences turn out to be a really important component of the gender wage gap. Thus, women may not receive significant compensating differentials with respect to measures of total variation when controlling for skewness in earnings.(2) Earnings uncertainty for men is expected to be influenced more by unsystematic, demand-side factors for which one would anticipate compensating.

Compensating differences in wages: A. compensate workers for differences in their human capital. are wage differences that compensate for differences in the desirability of jobs. describe the tendency for the wages of all occupations to adjust to the median level.

do not exist if jobs have different nonmonetary characteristics. Differences in earnings between groups could be due to worker productivity. Differences in earnings between groups could be due to worker preferences. Yes. If one group earns more than another, then this is economic discrimination.

Differences in earnings between groups could be due to negative feedback loops. Both a and b. Gender Differences in Pay Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn O ver the past 25 years, the gender pay gap has narrowed dramatically and women have increasingly entered traditionally male occupations.

These two labor market outcomes are closely linked, since considerable re-search suggests that predominantly female occupations pay less, even. A Pollution Theory of Discrimination: Male and Female Differences in Occupations and Earnings Claudia Goldin.

NBER Working Paper No. It is difficult to rationalize sex segregation and 'wage discrimination' on the basis of men's taste for distance from women in the same way differences between other groups in work and housing have been. Earnings Differences by Gender, Race, and Ethnicity The ratio of women’s and men’s median annual earnings was percent for full-time, year-round workers inan improvement of percentage points since This means a gender wage gap for full-time, year-round workers of Size: KB.

a decomposition analysis we find that the measured differences in jobs and qualifications between women and men can account only for between two and three fifths of the gender wage gap, if they are assumed to be rewarded according to the wage function for men.

If the female wage function is applied, considerably less of the differentials are. The gender differences in salary may also be accounted for by gender differences in other dimensions that affect salary, such as field and type of employment.

These dimensions of the career and their effects on salary are now considered. Earnings differences between men and women: an introductory note JANICE SHACK-MARQUEZ On average, women earn less than two-thirds as much as men.

Depending upon which median earnings data set is used, estimates range from 60 to 65 percent, a differential that has persisted at approximately the same level over several Size: KB. METHODS: We examined cross-sectional data on earnings from the American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatrician Life and Career Experience Study, a longitudinal study of early- and midcareer pediatricians.

To estimate adjusted differences in pediatrician earnings between men and women, we conducted 4 ordinary least squares regression by: 3. Downloadable. Occupations are segregated by sex today, but were far more segregated in the early to mid-twentieth century when married women began to enter the labor force in large numbers.

It is difficult to rationalize sex segregation and 'wage discrimination' on the basis of men's taste for distance from women in the same way differences between other groups in work and housing have been.

Chapter Earnings and Discrimination Principles of Economics, 8th Edition N. Gregory Mankiw Page 1 1. This is an interesting chapter because it gives you a different perspective on a controversial issue. Some Determinants of Equilibrium Wages a. Def: Compensating differentials are a File Size: KB.

Wage Differences by Gender: Evidence From Recently Graduated MBAs. School to examine male-female pay differences in that population. similar estimates of women's earnings functions and. ECON Labor Market Analysis Final Exam (07/20/) I.

Multiple-Choice Questions (80%) 1. A compensating wage differential is A) an extra wage that will make all workers willing to accept undesirable working conditions. B) an extra wage that is above the equilibrium Size: 85KB.A 'compensating differential', in contrast, refers exclusively to differences in pay due to differences in the jobs themselves, for a given worker (or for two identical workers).

In the theory of price indices, economists also use the term compensating variation, which is yet another unrelated concept. A 'compensating variation' is the change.6) Some differences in earnings are attributable to discrimination based on race, sex, or other factors.

Measuring the amount of discrimination is difficult, however, because one must correct for differences in human capital and job characteristics 7) Competitive markets tend to limit the impact of discrimination .