Gender-based Segregation before and after the Great Recession
Pooled international survey data is used to analyze occupational segregation in times of the great recession. Observing over 30 European economies and the United States over a time span of 10 years, I present evidence of a somehow surprising crisis effect on gender-based segregation. While all economies differ in their general magnitudes, the economic downturn affects a temporary reduction of segregation in terms of two dissimilarity measures.
Volume (Year): XXII (2015)
Issue (Month): 4(605), Winter (Winter)
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