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Children and Career Interruptions: The Family Gap in Denmark
The effect of children and career interruptions on the family gap is analysed based on longitudinal data covering the years 1980-1995. The estimated model controls for unobserved time-constant
Gender Matching and Competitiveness: Experimental Evidence
This paper experimentally investigates if and how people's competitiveness depends on their own gender and on the gender of people with whom they interact. Participants are given information about
PERSPECTIVE ARTICLE: The impact of Nordic countries’ family friendly policies on employment, wages, and children
The Nordic countries at the same time exhibit a remarkably high participation rate of mothers and a more moderate decline in fertility rates compared to other Western countries. This has been
Male and Female Competitive Behavior - Experimental Evidence
Male and female choices differ in many economic situations, e.g., on the labor market. This paper considers whether such differences are driven by different attitudes towards competition. In our
The Impact of Worker and Establishment-Level Characteristics on Male-Female Wage Differentials: Evidence from Danish Matched Employee-Employer Data
This paper examines how the segregation of women into certain occupations, industries, establishments, and job cells impacts the gender wage differential of full-time, private sector workers in
Work environment satisfaction and employee health: panel evidence from Denmark, France and Spain, 1994–2001
Investing in giving workers a satisfying work environment could be a low-cost way of improving employee health, after controlling for unobserved heterogeneity and minimizing reverse causality.
Child Care and Parental Leave in the Nordic Countries: A Model to Aspire to?
The Nordic countries have remarkably high participation rates of mothers and a moderate decrease of fertility rates compared to other western countries. This has been attributed to the fact that the