Trends in Gender Equality in the UK, 1968 to 2012: Four Barriers to ¡®Equal Pay¡¯ for Women

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Jacob Tattam; John Simister;
  • Journal: Applied Economics and Finance, volume 1, issue 2 November, pages 85-96
  • Subject: gender equality; equal pay; discrimination; labour force.

This paper disaggregates the pay gap between men and women into four possible ¡®barriers¡¯: access to paid work; part-time versus full-time jobs; entrance into higher-paid jobs; and similar pay for equivalent work. UK data from 1968 to 2012 are analyzed, to investigate ... View more
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