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Todd L Cherry, Garey C. Durden and Patricia E. Gaynor
''Individual and institutional determinants of the male female wage gap among U.S. economics faculty''
( 2011, Vol. 31 No.1 )
This paper provides new evidence on the male female wage gap in academia. Using unique data from the economics discipline, we estimate a human-capital based model to explore the nature of wage differentials among male and female economics professors. Results indicate the salary gap varies across systematically across individual and institutional characteristics.
Keywords: discrimination, wages, academia
JEL: J7 - Labor Discrimination: General
J3 - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs: General
Manuscript Received : Nov 18 2010 Manuscript Accepted : Jan 09 2011

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