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Occupational Gender Segregation in the light of the Segregation in Education: A Cross-National Comparison

  • Valentova, Marie


  • Krizova, Iva

    (Masaryk University Brno)

  • Katrnak, Tomas

    (Masaryk University Brno)

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    The main aims of this article are to conduct a cross-national comparison of levels of occupational gender segregation and to examine the relation between the level of occupational gender segregation and gender segregation in education (both vertical and horizontal). The analyses include 18 European countries covered by the European Social Survey (ESS) conducted in 2004. The comparison pays a special attention to the position of the Czech Republic and differences and similarities between the EU-15 countries and the new EU member states, i.e. post-socialist countries.

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    Paper provided by IRISS at CEPS/INSTEAD in its series IRISS Working Paper Series with number 2007-04.

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    Length: 23 pages
    Date of creation: Apr 2007
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    Handle: RePEc:irs:iriswp:2007-04
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    1. Chiplin, Brian & Sloane, P J, 1976. "Personal Characteristics and Sex Differentials in Professional Employment," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 86(344), pages 729-45, December.
    2. Dolado, Juan J. & Felgueroso, Florentino & Jimeno, Juan F., 2002. "Recent Trends in Occupational Segregation by Gender: A Look Across the Atlantic," IZA Discussion Papers 524, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    3. Cooke, Lynn Prince, 2001. "Impact of Dual Careers on Average Family Size: Comparison of 11 Countries," IRISS Working Paper Series 2001-05, IRISS at CEPS/INSTEAD.
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