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Gender-based wage differentials in a predominantly female profession: observations from nursing

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  • Jones, Cheryl Bland
  • Gates, Michael
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics of Education Review.

    Volume (Year): 23 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 6 (December)
    Pages: 615-631

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:ecoedu:v:23:y:2004:i:6:p:615-631

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    1. Spetz, Joanne, 2002. "The value of education in a licensed profession: the choice of associate or baccalaureate degrees in nursing," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 21(1), pages 73-85, February.
    2. Stephen T. Mennemeyer & Gary Gaumer, 1983. "Nursing Wages and the Value of Educational Credentials," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 18(1), pages 32-48.
    3. Gary S. Becker, 1962. "Investment in Human Capital: A Theoretical Analysis," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 70, pages 9.
    4. Botelho, Anabela & Bland Jones, Cheryl & Kiker, B. F., 1998. "Nursing wages and educational credentials: the role of work experience and selectivity bias," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 17(3), pages 297-306, June.
    5. A. G. Holtmann & Todd L. Idson, 1993. "Wage Determination of Registered Nurses in Proprietary and Nonprofit Nursing Homes," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 28(1), pages 55-79.
    6. LaVonne A. Booton & Julia I. Lane, 1985. "Hospital Market Structure and the Return to Nursing Education," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 20(2), pages 184-196.
    7. Hurd, Richard W, 1973. "Equilibrium Vacancies in a Labor Market Dominated by Non-Profit Firms: The "Shortage" of Nurses," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 55(2), pages 234-40, May.
    8. Edward J. Schumacher, . "Relative Wages and the Returns to Education in the Labor Market for Registered Nurses," Working Papers 9720, East Carolina University, Department of Economics.
    9. Roger Feldman & Richard Scheffler, 1982. "The union impact on hospital wages and fringe benefits," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 35(2), pages 196-206, January.
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    1. Jonathan Fisher & Christina Houseworth, 2012. "The reverse wage gap among educated White and Black women," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, vol. 10(4), pages 449-470, December.
    2. Heyung-jik Lee, 2009. "The new trend of Canadian nursing education and baccalaureate-diploma wage differentials in Quebec," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 29(3), pages 2282-2299.

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