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The Gender Income Gap and the Role of Education

The Gender Income Gap and the Role of Education,10.1177/003804070708000101,Sociology of Education,D. Bobbitt-Zeher

The Gender Income Gap and the Role of Education   (Citations: 23)
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Journal: Sociology of Education - SOCIOL EDUC , vol. 80, no. 1, pp. 1-22, 2007
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    • ...Despite equal qualifications, women are paid considerably less than men, within the individual professions as well as when comparing male-dominated and female-dominated occupations (Aisenbrey & Bruckner, 2008; Bender, Konietzka, & Sopp, 2000; Bobbitt-Zeher, 2007; Bradley, 2000; Krüger, 2001)...

    Gudrun Quenzelet al. The growing gender gap in education

    • ...In many countries, women and girls have less access to education, an important predictor of well-being (Bobbitt-Zeher, 2007)...

    Patricia M. Davidsonet al. The Health of Women and Girls Determines the Health and Well-Being of ...

    • ...However, the wages of male college graduates remain higher than those of women (Averett and Burton 1996; Charles and Luoh 2003; Evertsson et al. 2009; Bobbitt-Zeher 2007), and this may limit the potential for education as an equalizer...
    • ...Bobbitt-Zeher (2007) found that after controlling for relevant variables, including undergraduate major, young female college graduates earned $4,400 less per year than comparably credentialed men...
    • ...On the other hand, it is well known that men and women often pursue different college majors, and this contributes to earnings discrepancies (Bobbitt-Zeher 2007; Bradley 2000)...

    Daniel H. Krymkowskiet al. College as an Investment: The Role of Graduation Rates in Changing Occ...

    • ...Most studies that try to explain the gender wage gap consider field of study as a control variable (Loury 1997; Daymont and Andrisani 1984; Kalmijn and Van der Lippe 1997; Gerhart 1990; Marini and Fan 1997; Bobbitt-Zeher 2007)...

    Markus Klein. Higher education and non-pecuniary returns in Germany: tracing the mec...

    • ...In this context, most studies have focused on the role of the field of study or college major to explain gender differences in earnings (Daymont and Andrisani 1984; Kalmijn and van der Lippe 1997; Bobbitt-Zeher 2007), while only a few have analysed labour market outcomes other than income (Kim and Kim 2003; van de Werfhorst 2004; Smyth 2005)...

    David Reimeret al. HIGHLY EDUCATED BUT IN THE WRONG FIELD?

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