Cognitive ability, stereotypes and gender segregation in the workplace

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Diego Lubian; Anna Untertrifaller;
(2013)
  • Journal: Economics Bulletin, volume 34, issue 2, pages 1,268-1,282
  • Subject: Gender wage gap, Gender stereotypes, Cognitive reflection test
    • jel: jel:C0 | jel:J7 | jel:C1 | jel:J16
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

We carried out a survey among undergraduate students to investigate the role of gender stereotyping in the perception of female work and its consequences in terms of wage differential. Traditional female-oriented and male-oriented jobs are evaluated in terms of compensa... View more
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