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Childhood sexual abuse and the gender wage gap

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This paper examines the effect of childhood sexual abuse on adult wages for men and women, and determines whether the gender wage gap is a function of differences in the prevalence and long-term effects of childhood abuse.

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  • Robst, John, 2008. "Childhood sexual abuse and the gender wage gap," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 99(3), pages 549-551, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:99:y:2008:i:3:p:549-551
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    1. Mullahy, John & Sindelar, Jody L, 1991. "Gender Differences in Labor Market Effects of Alcoholism," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 81(2), pages 161-165, May.
    2. Francine D. Blau & Lawrence M. Kahn, 2000. "Gender Differences in Pay," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 14(4), pages 75-99, Fall.
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