Marriage, Specialization, and the Gender Division of Labor

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Matthew J. Baker ; Joyce P. Jacobsen (2005)
  • Subject: earnings inequality, income inequality, gender, race, and ethnicity differences
    • jel: jel:I3 | jel:D3 | jel:J15

A customary gender division of labor is one in which women and men are directed towards certain tasks and/or explicitly prohibited from performing others. We offer an explanation as to why the gender division of labor is so often enforced by custom, and why customary ge... View more
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