The evolution of male-female earnings differentials in Canadian universities,1970-2001
Casey Warman (),
Frances Woolley () and
Christopher Worswick ()
Canadian Journal of Economics, 2010, vol. 43, issue 1, 347-372
The evolution of academic salaries and the gender earnings gap in Canadian universities is analysed using a unique Statistics Canada data set containing detailed information on all full-time teachers at Canadian universities over the period 1970 through 2001. Male salaries declined across cohorts, while female salaries remained stable; consequently, male-female earnings differentials have narrowed. Recent years have also seen increasing variation in academic salaries for both men and women. A gender earnings gap remains, the bulk of which can be explained by differences in men's and women's rank and field. The unexplained earnings gap has decreased over time.
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