• Sociology
  • Published 1994

Assessing the role of compositional differences in comparative analyses of inequality.

@inproceedings{Ma1994AssessingTR,
  title={Assessing the role of compositional differences in comparative analyses of inequality.},
  author={Fossett Ma and Cready Cm},
  year={1994}
}
Investigations of intergroup inequality are a staple of sociological research. An important empirical tradition in this area includes studies that estimate aggregate-level regressions in which the dependent variables are measures of status inequality and the independent variables include measures of "compositional differences" - measures of group differences on characteristics that determine status at the individual level of analysis. For example racial occupational inequality is often… CONTINUE READING