Compensating Differentials for Sexual Harassment

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Joni Hersch;
(2011)
  • Journal: American Economic Review,volume 101,issue 3 May,pages630-34
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1257/aer.101.3.630
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

Workplace sexual harassment is illegal, but many workers report that they have been sexually harassed. Exposure to the risk of sexual harassment may decrease productivity, which would reduce wages. Alternatively, workers may receive a compensating differential for expos... View more
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