Stay or Leave?: Externalization of Job Mobility and the Effect on the U.S. Gender Earnings Gap, 1979–2009

@article{Kronberg2013StayOL,
  title={Stay or Leave?: Externalization of Job Mobility and the Effect on the U.S. Gender Earnings Gap, 1979–2009},
  author={A. Kronberg},
  journal={Social Forces},
  year={2013},
  volume={91},
  pages={1117 - 1146}
}
  • A. Kronberg
  • Published 2013
  • Economics
  • Social Forces
  • As jobs in the United States become less secure and traditional job ladders deteriorate, employees increasingly change employers to build their career. This article explores how this shift affects gender earnings disparities. I find that the effect of changing employers depends on whether changes occur in “good” or “bad” jobs and whether individuals leave voluntarily or involuntarily. Using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics 1979–2009, gender disparities narrowed among voluntary leavers in good… CONTINUE READING
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