Who Gets the Daddy Bonus?

  title={Who Gets the Daddy Bonus?},
  author={Melissa J. Hodges and Michelle J. Budig},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  pages={717 - 745}
Using the 1979-2006 waves of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, we investigate how the earnings bonus for fatherhood varies by characteristics associated with hegemonic masculinity in the American workplace: heterosexual marital status, professional/managerial status, educational attainment, skill demands of jobs, and race/ethnicity. We find the earnings bonus for fatherhood persists after controlling for an array of differences, including human capital, labor supply, family structure… 

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