The Extent of Occupational Segregation in the United States: Differences by Race, Ethnicity, and Gender

@article{AlonsoVillar2012TheEO,
  title={The Extent of Occupational Segregation in the United States: Differences by Race, Ethnicity, and Gender},
  author={Olga Alonso�Villar and C. del R{\'i}o and C. Gradin},
  journal={Wiley-Blackwell: Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy & Society},
  year={2012}
}
This paper studies occupational segregation by ethnicity/race and gender by following a new approach that facilitates multigroup comparisons and econometric analyses to take into account group characteristics. The analysis shows that segregation is particularly intense in the Hispanic and Asian populations (the situation being more severe for the former given its higher concentration in low�?paid jobs). A distinctive characteristic of Hispanics is that segregation is higher for men than for… Expand
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