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Changes in the Labor Supply Behavior of Married Women: 1980–2000

Lawrence M. Kahn

in Gender, Inequality, and Wages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199665853
eISBN:
9780191745805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665853.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

This chapter investigates married women's labour supply behaviour from 1980 to 2000. In the 1980s, their labour supply function for annual hours shifted sharply to the right, with little shift in the ... More


Can Mentoring Help Female Assistant Professors? Interim Results from a Randomized Trial

Janet M. Currie, Rachel T.A. Croson, and Donna K. Ginther

in Gender, Inequality, and Wages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199665853
eISBN:
9780191745805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665853.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

The American Economic Association Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP) has established the CSWEP Mentoring Program (CeMENT) which is aimed at assisting female junior ... More


Black-White Earnings over the 1970s and 1980s: Gender differences in Trends

Andrea H. Beller

in Gender, Inequality, and Wages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199665853
eISBN:
9780191745805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665853.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

Using CPS data to analyze black–white earnings trends, this chapter shows that black women fared better than men in some respects over the 1970s and 1980s, but in other important respects their ... More


Women's Education and Family Behavior: Trends in Marriage, Divorce, and Fertility

Adam Isen and Betsey Stevenson

in Demography and the Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226754727
eISBN:
9780226754758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226754758.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the trends in marriage, divorce, and fertility among American women. It shows that over the past sixty years, marriage rates have fallen, divorce rates have increased, and ... More


Labor Market Competition among Youths, White Women and Others

Daniel S. Hamermesh

in Demand for Labor: The Neglected Side of the Market

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198791379
eISBN:
9780191833847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791379.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

We estimate substitution possibilities among a set of age-race-sex groups in the labor force. The estimates are based on cross-section data from SMSAs in 1969, and they allow us to consider how ... More


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