New evidence on the motherhood wage gap

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Amuedo-Dorantes, Catalina ; Kimmel, Jean (2008)
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Subject: USA | Frauenarbeitslohn | health insurance | Mütter | Krankenversicherung | Betriebliche Sozialleistungen | J01 | Motherhood wage gap | Betriebliche Gesundheitspolitik | motherhood wage gap, non-wage compensation, health insurance | non-wage compensation | Lohndifferenzierung
    • jel: jel:J31 | jel:J01 | jel:J33 | jel:J16
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

Using data from the 1979 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, we assess the role of employment-based health insurance offers in explaining the motherhood wage gap. Researchers have been aware of the existence of a motherhood gap for many years; yet, the literature has... View more
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