The gender reservation wage gap: Evidence from British Panel data
AbstractOur findings suggest the existence of a gender reservation wage gap. The presence of children, particularly pre-school age children, plays an important role in determining the proportion of this gap that can be explained by individual characteristics.
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- Sarah Brown & Jennifer Roberts & Karl Taylor, 2010. "The gender reservation wage gap: evidence from British panel data," Working Papers 2010010, The University of Sheffield, Department of Economics, revised May 2010.
- Brown, Sarah & Roberts, Jennifer & Taylor, Karl, 2011. "The Gender Reservation Wage Gap: Evidence form British Panel Data," IZA Discussion Papers 5457, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
- J13 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
- J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
- J64 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Unemployment: Models, Duration, Incidence, and Job Search
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