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Individual and institutional determinants of the male female wage gap among U.S. economics faculty

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  • Todd L Cherry

    () (Appalachian State University)

  • Garey C. Durden

    () (Appalachian State University)

  • Patricia E. Gaynor

    () (Appalachian State University)

Abstract

This paper provides new evidence on the male female wage gap in academia. Using unique data from the economics discipline, we estimate a human-capital based model to explore the nature of wage differentials among male and female economics professors. Results indicate the salary gap varies across systematically across individual and institutional characteristics.

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  • Todd L Cherry & Garey C. Durden & Patricia E. Gaynor, 2011. "Individual and institutional determinants of the male female wage gap among U.S. economics faculty," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 31(1), pages 245-254.
  • Handle: RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-10-00732
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    Keywords

    discrimination; wages; academia;

    JEL classification:

    • J7 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Discrimination
    • J3 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs

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