Gender Wage Gap in the Teenage Labor Market
Abstract:Most people assume there is some "inherent" reason for a wage gap between men and women. These reasons, or hypotheses, range from different attitudes about work and money to different qualifications. In this article, Yasemin Besen-Cassino attempts to pinpoint the origin of this gap—at least in terms of when it begins, in the teenage years. Her results may surprise you.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: June 1, 2009
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