Cohort-level sex ratio effects on women’s labor force participation

@article{amuedodorantes2007CohortlevelSR,
  title={Cohort-level sex ratio effects on women’s labor force participation},
  author={Catalina amuedo-dorantes and S. Grossbard},
  journal={Review of Economics of the Household},
  year={2007},
  volume={5},
  pages={249-278}
}
  • Catalina amuedo-dorantes, S. Grossbard
  • Published 2007
  • Review of Economics of the Household
  • It follows from a number of theoretical models of marriage that the scarcer women are relative to men, i.e., the higher the sex ratio, the less married women are likely to participate in the labor force. Such sex ratio effects may be stronger among less educated women. These predictions are tested using individual data from Current Population Surveys for four regions of the U.S. (Northeast, Midwest, South and West), and for the U.S. as a whole, covering the period 1965–2005 at 5-year intervals… CONTINUE READING
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