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The gender income gap and the role of family formation revisited

Ein zweiter Blick auf die Bedeutung der Familiengründung für das Zustandekommen geschlechtsspezifischer Einkommensungleichheit

Fabian Ochsenfeld ()
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Fabian Ochsenfeld: Goethe University

Journal for Labour Market Research, 2017, vol. 50, issue 1, 131-141

Abstract: Abstract This article reports the results of a replication of Bobbitt-Zeher’s 2007 article “The Gender Income Gap and the Role of Education”. Models that emulate the original specifications (by and large) reproduce the original results. However, models that adhere to Bobbitt-Zeher’s theory concerning the gendered effect of family formation call into question her finding that “values appear to matter only modestly, while family formation has virtually no effect on the income gap”.

Keywords: Gender gap; Motherhood penalty; Horizontal sex segregation; Replication; Decomposition methods; C00; J12; J16; J24; J29; J31 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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DOI: 10.1007/s12651-017-0225-5

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