What really happenedto the male-female earnings differential in Britain in the 1970s?
Read Online

What really happenedto the male-female earnings differential in Britain in the 1970s?

  • 289 Want to read
  • ·
  • 55 Currently reading

Published by University of Aberdeen, Department of Economics in Aberdeen .
Written in English


  • Equal pay for equal work -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

StatementP.J. Sloane and I. Theodossiou.
SeriesDiscussion papers / University of Aberdeen. Department of Economics -- 91-03, Discussion paper (University ofAberdeen. Department of Economics) -- no. 91-03.
ContributionsTheodossiou, Ioannis., University of Aberdeen. Department of Economics.
The Physical Object
Pagination17, (6) p. ;
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18962320M

Download What really happenedto the male-female earnings differential in Britain in the 1970s?


  They find that changes in the distribution of female earnings account for most of the growth in family income throughout the distribution and disproportionately more at the bottom, leading to a decrease in inequality. By contrast, changes in male earnings account for over 60% of the growth in the Gini coefficient of the family income :// Economists have tended to find that most of the rise in wage inequality in Britain was within groups. The results in Table 1 indicate that, for women, within-occupation inequality (δW) was quantitatively as important as the changing structure of employment, accounting for a quarter of the rise in female wage inequality (/). For men Female hostility to an Asian spouse declines by 25 percentage points between the and cohort, and opposition to a black spouse falls by 38 points. Male hostility levels fall by 7 and 13 points respectively, and show no change at all between the and :// Gender refers to the socially constructed norms and expectations traditionally associated with a person’s biological sex (West and Zimmerman ).This association also suggests that the terms “male” and “female” refer to both biological sex and the socially constructed behaviors and expectations men and women face in their daily ://

New salary figures released by the CMI show that the gender gap in basic salaries has increased at senior levels. Experts give their opinions on whether equal gender pay should be :// For instance, a change in the wage gap results not only from a raise in women’s real earnings (those adjusted for inflation), but also from a drop in real earnings for men since the mids. Women’s real earnings have increased by about 71% from $21, in to $37, in , while men’s earnings have increased at a significantly   Wealth, earnings, market income and disposable income. Figure shows data on three dimensions of inequality (wealth, earnings, and disposable income) in three economies. Recall that wealth is the value of the assets owned by a household (net of their debts). Earnings are income from labour, including from wages, salaries, and ://   A brief survey of the law on prostitution is necessary to begin with. Prostitution has never been illegal in Britain, but from the s, a series of repressive laws restricted almost all of the activities around prostitution: soliciting, brothel keeping, living off the earnings of a prostitute, and controlling a prostitute for ://

Using historical census data and the latest household surveys, the authors investigate changes in female employment in Latin America, the factors that determine women's participation in the labor 's_Earnings_and. In fact, starting with the first papers in the early s, research on female entrepreneurship has expanded to a variety of disciplines, methods and countries. Research in the s and s was rooted in early-trait psychology. Most of these studies did not test theory but, rather, considered gender as a variable (Greene et al, ). Paternity leave isn’t just an issue for fathers, writes Senator Ivana Bacik – it would help women finally achieve equality in the ://–-for-the. The reason that such racism can be described as ‘systemic’ is that the organisation’s pervasive inability to scrutinise the exercise of discretion by its officers and staff results in a cumulative failure to challenge or counteract conscious and unconscious racial bias. This ultimately results in significant disadvantage and less favourable treatment of ethnic ://