Separate and Unequal: Occupation-Establishment Sex Segregation and the Gender Wage Gap

@article{Petersen1995SeparateAU,
  title={Separate and Unequal: Occupation-Establishment Sex Segregation and the Gender Wage Gap},
  author={T. Petersen and L. A. Morgan},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  year={1995},
  volume={101},
  pages={329 - 365}
}
  • T. Petersen, L. A. Morgan
  • Published 1995
  • Sociology
  • American Journal of Sociology
  • The authors report the first large-scale empirical investigation of within-job wage differences between men and women in the same occupation and establishment, using data first on blue-collar and clerical employees from 16 U.S. industries in 1974-83 and second on employees in 10 professional and administrative occupations. The authors report three findings. First, wage differences at the occupation-establishment level were small even without controls for individual-level characteristics. Hence… CONTINUE READING
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