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Supervisory Status and Upper-Level Supervisory Responsibilities: Evidence from the NLSY79

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This paper examines what it means to be a supervisor, in terms of the associated responsibilities—their nature, who is likely to have them, and how they affect wages. The author examines data from a new series of questions on aspects of supervision included in the 1996 wave of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979. The results indicate that the wage returns to being a supervisor are not associated with simply having supervisory “status†or a supervisory title, per se, but rather with having associated upper-level supervisory responsibilities. Women were less likely than men to attain supervisory status, and once they did so they were slightly less likely to have higher-level supervisory responsibilities.

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  • Donna S. Rothstein, 2001. "Supervisory Status and Upper-Level Supervisory Responsibilities: Evidence from the NLSY79," ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 54(3), pages 663-680, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:sae:ilrrev:v:54:y:2001:i:3:p:663-680
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    1. Kurtulus, Fidan Ana & Tomaskovic-Devey, Donald, 2012. "Do Women Top Managers Help Women Advance? A Panel Study Using EEO-1 Records," IZA Discussion Papers 6444, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    2. Fidan Ana Kurtulus & Donald Tomaskovic-Devey, 2011. "Do Women Top Managers Help Women Advance? A Panel Study Using EEO-1 Records," UMASS Amherst Economics Working Papers 2011-14, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Economics.

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