Comparable-Worth Wage Adjustments and Female Employment in the State and Local Sector
AbstractThis paper simulates the likely effects of a comparable-worth, wage-adjustment policy in the state and local sector on female employment in the sector. The simulation is based on estimates of within- occupation male/female substitution and across-occupation employment substitution obtained using data from the 1980 Census of Population. Copyright 1987 by University of Chicago Press.
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Volume (Year): 5 (1987)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
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