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Are There Glass Ceilings for Female Executives

  title={Are There Glass Ceilings for Female Executives},
  author={George-Levi Gayle and Limor Golan and Robert A. Miller},
Fewer women than men become executive managers. They earn less, hold more junior positions, and attrit faster. We compiled a large panel data set on executives and formed a career hierarchy to analyze promotion and compensation rates. Given executive rank and background, women are paid more than men, experience less income uncertainty, and are promoted as quickly. Amongst survivors, being female increases the chance of becoming CEO. Hence the gender pay gap and job rank di¤erences are primarily… 

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