Do Detailed Work Histories Help to Explain Gender and Race/Ethnic Wage Differentials?
AbstractThe continuing gender and race/ethnic pay gaps continue to be a matter of considerable concern. Using detailed NLSY data we examine the effects of a number of variables often thought to explain a large part of these gaps. Because the new variables explain some of the differentials our results provide no justification for ascribing all the remaining differentials to discrimination. On the other hand, they explain very little and therefore give no support to those who would discount the possibility of discrimination.
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Volume (Year): 63 (2005)
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