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Convergences in Men’s and Women’s Life Patterns: Lifetime Work, Lifetime Earnings, and Human Capital Investment: The authors would like to thank the participants of the IZA Workshop on Gender Convergence in April 2014 and the seminar participants at Middlebury College, Wesleyan University and the IAFFE Annual Conference for helpful comments. The authors also would like to thank the editors Sol Polachek and Kostas Tatsiramos and two anonymous referees for their helpful suggestions on this paper , pp 1-33 Downloads
Joyce Jacobsen, Melanie Khamis and Mutlu Yuksel
Institutions, Technological Change and Wage Differentials between Skilled and Unskilled Workers: Theory and Evidence from Europe , pp 1-33 Downloads
Lorenzo Corsini
Introduction , pp 1-6 Downloads
Barry Chiswick
Do Chinese Employers Avoid Hiring Overqualified Workers? Evidence from an Internet Job Board , pp 1-30 Downloads
Kailing Shen and Peter Kuhn
Selection into worst forms of child labor , pp 1-31 Downloads
Eric V. Edmonds
Labor supply with social interactions: econometric estimates and their tax policy implications , pp 1-23 Downloads
Andrew Grodner and Thomas Kniesner
Gender and Dynamic Agency: Theory and Evidence on the Compensation of Top Executives , pp 1-59 Downloads
Stefania Albanesi, Claudia Olivetti and María José Prados
To Be or Not to Be a Scientist? , pp 1-39 Downloads
Arnaud Chevalier
Identification and Estimation of Dynamic Binary Response Panel Data Models: Empirical Evidence Using Alternative Approaches , pp 1-39 Downloads
Kenneth Y. Chay and Dean Hyslop
Recent Trends in Income Inequality , pp 1-50 Downloads
Timothy M. Smeeding and Jeffrey P. Thompson
Chapter 1 How do Adolescents Spell Time Use? An Alternative Metholological Approach For Analyzing Time-Diary DATA , pp 1-44 Downloads
Charlene M. Kalenkoski, David Ribar and Leslie Stratton
Inequality of Opportunity in Europe: Is There a Role for Institutions? , pp 1-44 Downloads
Daniele Checchi, Vito Peragine and Laura Serlenga
A Comparison of Major World Inequality Data Sets: LIS, OECD, EU-SILC, WDI, and EHII , pp 1-48 Downloads
James K. Galbraith, Jaehee Choi, Béatrice Halbach, Aleksandra Malinowska and Wenjie Zhang
Did Trade Liberalization Help Women? the Case of Mexico in the 1990s , pp 1-35 Downloads
Ernesto Aguayo-Téllez, Jim Airola, Chinhui Juhn and Carolina Villegas-Sanchez
On the link between investment in on-the-job training and earnings dispersion: the case of France , pp 1-34 Downloads
Audrey Dumas, Said Hanchane and Jacques Silber
Earnings Inequality and Market Work in Husband–Wife Families , pp 1-37 Downloads
John Pencavel
Explaining the Revolution in U.S. Fertility, Schooling, and Women’s Work among Households Formed in 1875, 1900, and 1925 , pp 1-78 Downloads
Matthias Cinyabuguma, William Lord and Christelle Viauroux
Chapter 1 Tax Evasion, Minimum Wage Noncompliance, and Informality , pp 1-53 Downloads
Arnab K. Basu, Nancy H. Chau and Zahra Siddique
Work and money: payoffs by ethnic identity and gender , pp 3-30 Downloads
Amelie F. Constant and Klaus Zimmermann
Migrants to America Since 1986 , pp 9-42 Downloads
David M. Reimers
Overtime work, dual job holding, and taxation , pp 25-55 Downloads
Anders Frederiksen, Ebbe Krogh Graversen and Nina Smith
Ancestry versus ethnicity: the complexity and selectivity of Mexican identification in the United States , pp 31-66 Downloads
Brian Duncan and Stephen Trejo
Migration, Remittances, and Rural Employment Patterns: Evidence from China , pp 31-63 Downloads
Sylvie Démurger and Shi Li
Household poverty and child labor decisions in Malawi , pp 33-51 Downloads
Levison S. Chiwaula
Career and Wage Dynamics: Evidence from Linked Employer-Employee Data , pp 35-76 Downloads
Antti Kauhanen and Sami Napari
Employee training and wage dispersion: white- and blue-collar workers in Britain , pp 35-60 Downloads
Filipe Almeida-Santos, Yekaterina Chzhen and Karen Mumford
A Biological Basis for the Gender Wage Gap: Fecundity and Age and Educational Hypogamy: Part of this paper was written while Solomon W. Polachek was a visiting scholar at the NBER in Cambridge, MA. We thank Vikesh Amin, Talia Bar, Erling Barth, Fran Blau, Richard Burkhauser, Henry Farber, Dan Feenberg, Richard Freeman, Claudia Goldin, David Hacker, Larry Kahn, Subal Kumbhakar, Shelly Lundberg, Haim Ofek, Thomas Rawski, Susan Wolcott, Dennis Yang, Xi Yang, seminar participants at Cornell University, IZA, Kasetsart University (Thailand), Rutgers University, SUNY-Albany, and SUNY-Buffalo, as well as Kostas Tatsiramos and two anonymous referees for valuable comments and suggestions , pp 35-88 Downloads
Solomon Polachek, Xu Zhang and Xing Zhou
The Short-Term Effects of the Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship on Student Outcomes , pp 37-76 Downloads
Timothy Bartik and Marta Lachowska
Employment Dynamics and Business Relocation: New Evidence from the National Establishment Time Series , pp 39-83 Downloads
David Neumark, Junfu Zhang and Brandon Wall
Cross-National Deployment of “Graduate Jobs”: Analysis Using a New Indicator Based on High Skills Use , pp 41-79 Downloads
Golo Henseke and Francis Green
The Dynamics of Social Assistance Benefit Receipt in Britain , pp 41-79 Downloads
Lorenzo Cappellari and Stephen Jenkins
Immigrant Skill Transferability and the Propensity to Invest in Human Capital , pp 43-73 Downloads
Harriet O. Duleep
Household Lifetime Inequality Estimates in the U.S. Labor Market , pp 45-82 Downloads
Luca Flabbi, James Mabli and Mauricio Salazar
Chapter 2 The Opt-Out Revolution: Recent Trends in Female Labor Supply , pp 45-83 Downloads
Heather Antecol
Decomposing Changes in Male Wage Distribution in Brazil , pp 49-78 Downloads
Yang Wang, Nora Lustig and Otavio Bartalotti
Consumption and Income Poverty Over the Business Cycle , pp 51-82 Downloads
Bruce D. Meyer and James X. Sullivan
How much work is too much? Effects of child work hours on schooling – the case of Egypt , pp 53-97 Downloads
Ragui Assaad, Deborah Levison and Hai-Anh Dang
Chapter 2 The Effect of Taxation on Informal Employment: Evidence from the Russian Flat Tax Reform , pp 55-99 Downloads
Fabián Slonimczyk
Transitions between unemployment and low pay , pp 57-79 Downloads
Lorenzo Cappellari and Stephen Jenkins
Gender Differences in Risk Preferences: An Empirical Study using Attitudinal and Behavioral Specifications of Risk Aversion , pp 61-91 Downloads
Jyoti Rai and Jean Kimmel
Income inequality, income mobility, and social welfare for urban and rural households of China and the United States , pp 61-106 Downloads
Niny Khor and John Pencavel
Entrepreneurship of the Left-Behind , pp 65-92 Downloads
Corrado Giulietti, Jackline Wahba and Klaus Zimmermann
Ethnicity, assimilation, and harassment in the labor market , pp 67-88 Downloads
Gil S. Epstein and Ira Gang
Modeling Immigrants’ Language Skills , pp 75-128 Downloads
Barry Chiswick and Paul W. Miller
Position-Specific Promotion Rates and the “Fast Track” Effect , pp 77-107 Downloads
Adam Clemens
The Impact of Wage Dispersion on Labor Productivity: Evidence from Finnish workers , pp 77-103 Downloads
Laura Arranz-Aperte
Integrating Retirement Models: Understanding Household Retirement Decisions , pp 79-112 Downloads
Alan Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier
Changes in Welfare with a Heterogeneous Workforce: The Case of Peru , pp 79-107 Downloads
Adrian Robles and Marcos Robles
Why Europeans work part-time? A cross-country panel analysis , pp 81-139 Downloads
Hielke Buddelmeyer, Gilles Mourre and Melanie Ward
State Dependence in Social Assistance Receipt in Canada , pp 81-105 Downloads
Jorgen Hansen, Magnus Lofstrom, Xingfei Liu and Xuelin Zhang
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