The Disappearing Gender Gap : The Impact of Divorce , Wages , and Preferences on Education Choices and Women ’ s Work

@inproceedings{Fernandez2011TheDG,
  title={The Disappearing Gender Gap : The Impact of Divorce , Wages , and Preferences on Education Choices and Women ’ s Work},
  author={Raquel Fernandez and Joyce C. Wong},
  year={2011}
}
The Disappearing Gender Gap: The Impact of Divorce, Wages, and Preferences on Education Choices and Women’s Work Women born in 1935 went to college significantly less than their male counterparts and married women’s labor force participation (LFP) averaged 40% between the ages of thirty and forty. The cohort born twenty years later behaved very differently. The education gender gap was eliminated and married women’s LFP averaged 70% over the same ages. In order to evaluate the quantitative… CONTINUE READING

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