Is a Widening Gender Wage Gap Necessarily Caused by a Glass Ceiling?
Subject: glass ceiling | public service | Uganda | gender wage gap
textabstractContrary to what is generally assumed, the gender wage gap and the glass ceiling may not necessarily be positively related. An exploratory analysis of aggregate public service personnel data for Uganda shows that the gender wage gap is small at the middle le... View more
Albrecht, James, Anders Björklund and Susan Vroman (2003) 'Is There a Glass Ceiling in Sweden?', Journal of Labor Economics 21 (1), pp. 145-177.
Anker, Richard (1998) Gender and Jobs. Sex Segregation of Occupations in the World. Geneva: ILO.
Arulampalam, Wiji, Alison Booth and Mark Bryan (2006), 'Is there a Glass Ceiling over Europe? Exploring the Gender Pay Gap across the Wage Distribution', Industrial and Labour Relations Review 60 (2): 163-186.
Government of Uganda (1997) Uganda Gender Policy. Kampala: Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development.
Government of Uganda (2007) Uganda Gender Policy 2007. Kampala: Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development.
Heilman, Madeline E., Aaron S. Wallen, Daniella Fuchs and Melinda M. Tamkins (2004) 'Penalties for Success: Reactions to Women Who Succeed at Male Gender-Typed Tasks', Journal of Applied Psychology 89 (4), pp. 416-427.
HRI (2002) 'Uganda. Reports to Treaty Bodies. Committee on the Elimination of Dicsrimination Against Women'. Human Rights Internet on http://www.hri.ca/fortherecord2002/engtext/vol2eng/ugandatb.htm (accessed on 12 September 2006).
Kagundu, Paul, and Olga Pavlova (2007) Gender Wage Differentials in Uganda: Evidence from the Uganda National Household Survey. Working Paper 07-25. Atlanta: Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series.
Kee, Hiau Joo (2005) 'Glass Ceiling or Sticky Floor? Exploring the Australian Gender Pay Gap using Quantile Regression and Counterfactual Decomposition Methods', Discussion Paper no. 487. Canberra: Centre for Economic Policy Research. The Australian National University.