Glass Ceilings and Glass Escalators

  title={Glass Ceilings and Glass Escalators},
  author={David J. Maume},
  journal={Work and Occupations},
  pages={483 - 509}
Many have researched the effect of occupational segregation on race and gender gaps in pay, but few have examined segregation's impact on promotions. This article uses the Panel Study of Income Dynamics to examine the effect of race and gender composition in the origin occupation on movement to a managerial position. Findings show that for men, percentage of women in the origin occupation positively affected the chances of men moving to a supervisory position and that Blacks were less likely… Expand

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