Gender pay gap varies greatly by occupation

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Wrohlich, Katharina;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Berlin: Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW)
  • Subject: gender pay gap | J31 | J16 | occupational segregation
    • ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

The German labor market is characterized by marked occupational segregation between women and men. The median earnings in female dominated occupations are lower than those in male dominated professions. This is one of the reasons for the gender pay gap. However, there a... View more
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