Determinants of Occupational Gender Segregation : Work Values and Gender (A)Typical Occupational Preferences of Adolescents

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Busch, Anne (2011)
  • Publisher: DFG Research Center (SFB) 882 From Heterogeneities to Inequalities
  • Journal: (issn: 2193-9624)
  • Subject: preferences | human capital | adolescents | work values | Occupational gender segregation | supply-side theories | socialization
    • ddc: ddc:300

The study examines micro-level determinants of the occupational gender segregation, analyzing work values and their effects on gender (a)typical occupational preferences of adolescents. Human capital theory assumes that women develop higher preferences for a good work/l... View more
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