Women in the Economy: A Study of Women;s Wage and Labor Discrimination
Women, economics, wage gap, labor discrimination
Economics | Income Distribution | Women's Studies
This paper attempts to address the problem of women's wage and occupational discrimination by looking at the factors that are not always analyzed in a regular market situation. The basis of analysis is through the econometric model of an Ordinary Least Squares regression of the log wage against a set of independent variables, which results in a more accurate portrayal of women's pay as a result of their efforts in the labor market. This also includes a thorough look at the intersection of gender within the framework of industry and occupation to see how they change the wage gap.
Department 1 Awarding Honors Status
Cornell, M. E. (2005). Women in the Economy: A Study of Women;s Wage and Labor Discrimination (Undergraduate honors thesis, University of Redlands). Retrieved from https://inspire.redlands.edu/cas_honors/212