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Occupational Segregation: Rejoinder to Polachek

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This article examines worker sorting across occupations in response to the risk of death on the job. We use family structure as a proxy for willingness to trade safety for wages to test the proposition that workers with strong aversion to this risk sort ...

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  • Paula England, 1985. "Occupational Segregation: Rejoinder to Polachek," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 20(3), pages 441-443.
  • Handle: RePEc:uwp:jhriss:v:20:y:1985:i:3:p:441-443
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    1. Thomas DeLeire & Helen Levy, 2001. "Gender, Occupation Choice and the Risk of Death at Work," Working Papers 0122, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago.
    2. Havet, Nathalie, 2004. "Écarts salariaux et disparités professionnelles entre sexes : développements théoriques et validité empirique," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 80(1), pages 5-39, Mars.

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