Academic wage structure by gender : the roles of peer review, performance, and market forces

Carlin, Paul S., Kidd, Michael P., Rooney, Patrick M., & Denton, Brian (2013) Academic wage structure by gender : the roles of peer review, performance, and market forces. Southern Economic Journal, 80(1), pp. 127-146.

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Abstract

We focus on understanding the role of productivity in determining wage structure differences between men and women in academia. The data arise from a pay-equity study carried out in a single Midwestern U.S. university over the 1996–7 academic year. Econometric results confirm that external market forces exert influence over both male and female salary. But peer review ratings play a significant role in male but not female earnings determination, with similar results for objective measures of research, teaching and service.

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ID Code: 58006
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: academic pay, gender, peer review, productivity, wage structure
DOI: 10.4284/0038-4038-2010.267
ISSN: 0038-4038
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Economics & Finance
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Please consult the authors
Deposited On: 12 Mar 2013 22:01
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2014 03:59

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