The Sex Differential in Earnings: A Further Reappraisal: Reply

Ferber, Marianne A.; Lowry, Helen M.
April 1979
Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Apr79, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p384
Academic Journal
The presents a response to a comment on an article about sex differential in earnings. One reason for using occupational data is that the variation among such measures as percent full-week can be expected to be less among occupations by sex than among individuals. It is concluded therefore that whereas men ordinarily profit more from their educational training that do women, it appears that they lose some of this advantage in those occupations with a high proportion of women.


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