Are employment effects of gender discrimination important? Some evidence from Great Britain

Kidd, Michael P., Phimister, Euan, & Ferko, Ivan (2003) Are employment effects of gender discrimination important? Some evidence from Great Britain. The Manchester School, 71(6), pp. 593-610.

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Abstract

Interpreting the unexplained component of the gender wage gap as indicative of discrimination, the empirical literature to date has tended to ignore the potential impact wage discrimination may have on employment. Employment effects may arise if discrimination lowers the female offered wage and the labour supply curve is upward sloping. The empirical analysis employs the British Household Panel Study and finds evidence of both wage and associated employment effects.

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ID Code: 62620
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
DOI: 10.1046/j.1467-9957.2003.00368.x
ISSN: 1463-6786
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Economics & Finance
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2003 Blackwell Publishing Ltd and The Victoria University of Manchester
Deposited On: 17 Sep 2013 22:43
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2013 05:30

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