Disentangling gender gaps: New evidence from personnel records

Grant Type: doctoral

Grant Year: 2019

Grant Amount: $15,000

Grant description:

This research aims to empirically analyze potential explanations for gender wage gaps, glass ceilings, and differential labor market returns for women by looking at how gender gaps may be perpetuated within a firm. Using a dataset from a multinational firm employing 300,000 people that includes applications for promotions, as well as observed promotions, the project seeks to understand internal firm promotion processes that affect the gender wage gap over the career cycle.

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The Labor Market


Pay Equity

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