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Wage Discrimination against Handicapped Men and Women
William G. Johnson and James Lambrinos
The Journal of Human Resources
Vol. 20, No. 2 (Spring, 1985), pp. 264-277
Published by: University of Wisconsin Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/146012
Page Count: 14
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The extent of discrimination against handicapped men and women is estimated in this paper. Observed wage differentials are corrected for selectivity bias. The results indicate that almost one-third of the wage differential for men and close to one-half for women can be attributed to discrimination. Interestingly, handicapped women are also subjected to sex discrimination.
The Journal of Human Resources © 1985 Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System