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Male-Female Differences in Hourly Wages: The Role of Human Capital, Working Conditions, and Housework
Vol. 44, No. 4 (Jul., 1991), pp. 746-759
Published by: Sage Publications, Inc.
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2524461
Page Count: 14
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This study uses a new data set from a 1986 survey of workers to examine simultaneously the wage effects of human capital, household responsibilities, working conditions, and on-the-job training. The analysis suggests that household responsibilities had a negative effect on women's earnings, but the unexplained difference between the earnings of men and women is not greatly reduced by inclusion in the explanatory model of information on either housework or working conditions. The presence of children appears to have had a positive effect on the wages of both men and women.
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