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Gender and Promotions: Promotion Chances of White Men and Women in Federal White-Collar Employment

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  • Gregory B. Lewis
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    Using logit analysis on 1 percent samples of federal personnel records for 1973-82, this paper finds strikingly similar promotion probabilities for white men and women, once a variety of individual characteristics are accounted for.

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    Article provided by University of Wisconsin Press in its journal Journal of Human Resources.

    Volume (Year): 21 (1986)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 406-419

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    Handle: RePEc:uwp:jhriss:v:21:y:1986:i:3:p:406-419

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    1. Danilo Coelho & Marcelo Fernandes & Miguel Nathan Foguel, 2007. "Foreign Capital And Gender Differences In Promotions: Evidence From The Brazilian Transformation Industry," Anais do XXXV Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 35th Brazilian Economics Meeting] 167, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].
    2. Nathalie Havet, 2006. "La valorisation salariale et professionnelle de la formation en entreprise diffère-t-elle selon le sexe ? L'exemple canadien," Économie et Prévision, Programme National Persée, vol. 175(4), pages 147-161.
    3. Nathalie Havet, 2006. "La valorisation salariale et professionnelle de la formation en entreprise diffère-t-elle selon le sexe ? : l'exemple canadien," Post-Print halshs-00142878, HAL.
    4. Joy, Lois, 1998. "Why Are Women Underrepresented in Public School Administration? An Empirical Test of Promotion Discrimination," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 17(2), pages 193-204, April.
    5. Francine D. Blau & Jed DeVaro, 2006. "New Evidence on Gender Difference in Promotion Rates: An Empirical Analysis of a Sample of New Hires," NBER Working Papers 12321, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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