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By Solomon W. Polachek,Konstantinos Tatsiramos,Klaus F. Zimmermann

for many international locations, women's hard work strength participation and hours of labor has risen whereas men's have fallen. Concomitantly, men's and women's wages and occupational constructions were converging. This quantity comprises new and cutting edge study on matters regarding gender convergence within the exertions marketplace. issues comprise styles in lifetime paintings, profits and human capital funding, the gender salary hole, gender complementarities, profession development, the gender composition of best administration and the function of parental go away rules. one of the questions replied are: Do the degrees of and returns to human capital swap over the past 50 years within the US? Can the shorter fecundity horizon for ladies (a organic constraint) clarify the department of work in the house and the ensuing salary hole? Does skill-biased technological switch desire women's wages greater than men's? Do care zone jobs incur a salary penalty? What impression does this have on enterprise and worker results? Does the glass-ceiling confronted via girls in best administration relate to fertility and parental depart rules and having youngsters? and eventually, are women and men enhances or substitutes within the hard work market?

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