Gender Segregation Within Firms: Causes and Consequences

@inproceedings{Maltseva2012GenderSW,
  title={Gender Segregation Within Firms: Causes and Consequences},
  author={Inna Maltseva and Daria Sergeevna Nesterova},
  year={2012}
}
In this chapter we study the sources of gender segregation within firms and their effect on the gender wage gap. Compared to numerous papers devoted to gender segregation, this research is based on unique personnel data from one Russian industrial firm for the period from 2002 to 2006. We show that the emergence and the fixing of segregated employment structures can be explained, first, by initial job assignments and, secondly, by gender differences in promotion paths for male and female… CONTINUE READING

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