Unformatted text preview: o Demand-side explanations: evidence from lab and field experiments indivates that employers use “status characteristics” in decisions about hiring and pay decision Gender Parenthood status Membership in racial/ethnic group o Policies and legacy of past policies o Unmeasured characteristics Measures to decrease gender pay gap? • Gender differences in individual-level characteristics o Edu. Attainment o Experience o Time spent in paid employment • Discriminatory practices by employers o Use of stereotypes in hiring, job assignment, promotion o Organizational practices (working time, scheduling) o Gender segragation...
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- Fall '11
- gender pay gap, sizeable gender gap, account individual-level factors, male ideal worker