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The Determinants of Gender Gaps

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Published: 29 January 2015
... across the two agricultural regimes were broader and persisted over time in other societal aspects, including the form of marital arrangements, the presence of polygamy, and the freedom of movement enjoyed by women. This volume contributes to advancing our knowledge on the determinants of gender gaps...
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Published: 25 October 2014
...” Econometrica 2004 72 1409 1443 Chevalier A “Education, Occupation and Career Expectations: Determinants of the Gender Pay gap for UK Graduates” Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 2007 69 819 842 Clots-Figueras I “Women in Politics: Evidence from the Indian States...
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Published: 19 June 2014
... Minniti, Maria Lucia Stefani, participants at the 2012 Academy of Management Annual Meeting (Boston, MA), the 2013 CESifo Venice Summer Institute on ‘The determinants of gender gaps’, and workshop participants of the 2nd Potsdam PhD Workshop in Empirical Economics for their helpful and valuable comments...
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EDITOR'S CHOICE
Published: 26 February 2014
... attitudes on the role of women in the workplace and in the home, and labour market outcomes such as employment rates and the gender pay gap. 6 In Canada, I use the labour force status question for the reference week, which distinguishes between employed at work and employed but absent. For the USA, the CPS...
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EDITOR'S CHOICE
Published: 17 October 2014
... in the debate and in research. We thank for their comments and suggestions the editor, two anonymous referees, Maria De Paola, and participants to the 2013 CESifo Venice Summer Institute ‘The Determinants of Gender Gaps: Institutional Design and Historical Factors’ and to the 70th Annual Congress...
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Published: 01 September 2006
... This maybe the right place to clarify the issue of “off hours” for publicly employed surgeons. It is true that in almost all cases surgeons leave for private activity after the end of their “shift” as officially determined by their contract. However, it is also true that in most of the hospitals in the world...
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Published: 23 October 2008
... between age and career progression. This reduces career pressure at the biologically determined time when parents care for young children, thereby promoting gender equality, fertility, and child development. Parents of young children can continue to invest in the human capital of their children without...
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Published: 21 October 2016
... with respect to work experience and tenure. Men earn on average 14.2 euros per hour, while women earn 11.1 euros. Thus, the raw gender pay gap is about 22%, in line with common results for Germany. Three sets of results emerge from our analysis. First, we show that households in Germany receive considerable...
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Published: 24 February 2014
... Estimation of Average Treatment Effects Using the Estimated Propensity Score” Econometrica 2003 71 1161 89 Hoxby C M “Peer Effects in the Classroom: Learning from Gender and Race Variation” NBER Working Paper w7867 2000 Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA Kottelenberg M J Lehrer S F...
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Published: 29 September 2011
... the determinants of risk perception toward alcohol among young adults in the EU, clustered by country of residence. Marginal effects for key explanatory variables in the ‘alcohol policy’ model appear in Table 4 . We also calculated the relative change in probability for each independent variable by dividing...
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Published: 22 May 2014
... This article summarizes the invited keynote lecture for the CESIFO conference on ‘The Determinants of Gender Gaps: Institutional Design and Historical Factors’. I thank Paola Profeta, one anonymous referee, and participants at the CESIFO conference on Gender Gap for useful comments. © The Author 2014...
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Published: 24 May 2012
..., and shifts in the underlying determinants of nutrition can help unpack the disparity in stunting reduction seen across Indian states. * This article was presented at the CESIfo Workshop on Malnutrition in South Asia, Venice, 21 July 2011 Figure 12. Trends in global poverty numbers: living on less than $1...
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Published: 09 April 2015
... in our data had been probably determined by the bargaining process that took place before the legalization and do not yet reflect the improved residence status of the immigrants. An estimated population of 11.5 million undocumented immigrants that currently reside in the USA ( Hoefer et al. 2012 ) waits...
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Published: 20 August 2014
... “Exploring the Impacts of Public Childcare on Mothers and Children in Italy: Does Rationing Play a Role?” 2011 IZA Discussion Papers 5918, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Campa P Casarico A Profeta P “Gender Culture and Gender Gap in Employment” CESifo Economic Studies, CESifo...
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Published: 13 July 2010
... 44 361 422 Cunha F Heckman J Computing Ex Ante and Ex Post Returns to Schooling: A Survey of Recent Developments Labour Economics 2007 14 870 893 Daymont T Andrisani P Job Preferences, College Major, and the Gender Gap in Earnings Journal of Human Resources...
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Published: 19 April 2012
... the problem has been a focus of considerable media attention and policy efforts, there remain some substantial gaps in our understanding of the underlying factors that influence childhood malnutrition. In this article, we test whether high fertility contributes to the problem, or alternatively, whether...
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Published: 02 May 2012
..., repeated or—presumably—long-term shocks may have different impact ( Alderman 1996 ). As there are clear mechanisms to transfer income, but few to transfer time available for child care, it remains important to determine the manner by which these income shocks transmit to the health of children. They do...
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Published: 07 March 2014
..., gender, and marital status in the vector . In principal, there is a large set of variables that could be used as controls. However, there are two reasons for why I do not do so in my baseline specification. First, due to missing values, the sample size reduces somewhat when additional controls...