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Measuring wage and occupational discrimination

Randall S. Brown

Measuring wage and occupational discrimination

a comprehensive approach

by Randall S. Brown

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Published by University of Wisconsin--Madison in [Madison] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex discrimination in employment -- Mathematical models.,
  • Sex discrimination against women -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 27-28.

    StatementRandall S. Brown, Marilyn Moon, Barbara S. Zoloth.
    SeriesDiscussion papers - Institute for Research on Poverty ; 354-76, Discussion papers (University of Wisconsin--Madison. Institute for Research on Poverty) ;, 354.
    ContributionsMoon, Marilyn, joint author., Zoloth, Barbara S., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6053 .B747
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p. ;
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4378923M
    LC Control Number78623187

    the estimates generated from estimated wage equations that exclude dummy variables for occupational assignment. However, measurement of the effects of past discrimination that may have influenced the current stock of skills and the effects of social conditioning that have influenced past or current occu-. Location, size, and occupational composition play important roles in determining the level of wage inequality within and across U.S. metropolitan areas. Larger areas, especially in the Northeast and on the West Coast, typically have greater wage inequality, while smaller areas, many of which are in the South and Midwest, have less inequality.

    We integrate this sorting function into a standard wage equation to derive a new decomposition of male-female wage differentials and apply it to a sample of insurance industry workers from the CPS. (JEL J71) I. INTRODUCTION. This article describes and tests a model that relates wage discrimination to occupational segregation. The Discrimination Coefficient Gary Becker’s neoclassical ‘taste discrimination model’! • Taste discrimination – a concept that essentially translates the notion of racial prejudice into the language of economics. - Assume two types of workers earning competitive hourly wages: Black workers earn wage wB and white workers earn.

    One form of occupational sexism is wage discrimination. In , the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) found that while female employment rates have expanded and gender employment and wage gaps have narrowed nearly everywhere, on average women still have 20% less chance to have a job and are paid 17% less than men. []. A wage is monetary compensation (or remuneration, personnel expenses, labor) paid by an employer to an employee in exchange for work done. Payment may be calculated as a fixed amount for each task completed (a task wage or piece rate), or at an hourly or daily rate (wage labour), or based on an easily measured quantity of work done.. Wages are part of the expenses that are involved in running.


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Measuring wage and occupational discrimination by Randall S. Brown Download PDF EPUB FB2

Measuring wage and occupational discrimination. [Madison]: University of Wisconsin--Madison, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Randall S Brown; Marilyn Moon; Barbara S Zoloth.

Many economists have tried to explain existing wage differentials between men and women. A new approach compares the relative importance of occupational discrimination with that of wage discrimination. This model allows for variation both in occupational distribution and in wages resulting from differences in job qualifications and productivity : Randall S.

Brown. 9(1), 57–86 ()] use a distributional approach, adapting the Foster–Greer–Thorbecke [Econometrica 52(3), – ()] class of poverty indices to the study of discrimination. Studies adopting this approach merit little attention as regards the issue of the separate measuring of wage discrimination and occupational : R.

Giaimo, G. Lo Magno. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): and University of California at Davis, respectively. They wish to acknowledge Nancy Williamson for her programming assistance and Douglas Gomery for comments on an earlier draft.

Differences in the occupational distributions of men and women represent an important source of male-female wage differentials. Kara () investigated occupational gender wage discrimination in Turkey, and found that gender wage gap decreases with education, is less present in public sector, and varies across occupations.

Wage discrimination, pay discrimination, compensation discrimination. They’re all different names for the same illegal practice. Wage or pay discrimination is the practice of paying people differently for the same or similar work because of race, sex (which includes gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy) disability, or age.

Discrimination, Wage, By Race. BIBLIOGRAPHY. Wage discrimination involves differential market wage payments for otherwise identical persons. Wage discrimination may occur because of prejudice (statistical discrimination), bigotry and nepotism (animus toward other-group persons and favoritism toward on-group persons), or because it enhances profitability (racism).

Downloadable. We analyze wage discrimination against foreign male workers in Germany with respect to different nationality groups and focused on its interaction with occupational segregation.

We found evidence of strong occupational segregation, which we mainly attribute to institutional factors but also to different endowments with human capital. End Notes.

1 Mark Paul and others, “Returns in the labor market: A nuanced view of penalties at the intersection of race and gender.” Working Paper (Washington Center for Equitable Growth, ). 2 Ibid, p. 3 Olga Alonso-Villar and Coral del Río, “The Occupational Segregation of African American Women: Its Evolution from to ,” Feminist Economics 2 (1) (): –   The wage gap shrinks based on "explained" reasons related to role behavior but there is still a "residual" gap that requires analysis.

She explains that some people would attribute that residual gap to blatant gender discrimination or even due to women's alleged inability to bargain.

These attributions are in line with the AOTA statements. Women, work, and wages: equal pay for jobs of equal value National Research Council (U.S.).

Committee on Occupational Classification and Analysis, Assembly of Behavioral and Social Sciences (U.S.). Committee on Occupational Classification and Analysis Snippet view - F.D.

Blau, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Models of Labor Market Discrimination. Theoretical work in this area was initiated by Becker's () model of racial conceptualized discrimination as a taste and analyzed three cases, those in which the discriminatory tastes were held by employers, co-workers, and customers or clients.

Introduction. There is a deeply unequal sharing of the burdens of life between women and men in most parts of the world. While gender inequality can take many different forms, this chapter focuses on gender inequality in earnings in the labor market–an important dimension of promoting broad-based or inclusive growth (Behrman and Zhang )–in the context of Thailand and Viet Nam.

The measure of discrimination is higher when hours of work is omitted and when occupational controls are excluded. There are two problems with this practice. First, the wage equation can no longer be interpreted as a reduced-form if occupational assignment is endogenous to the wage outcome.

The most plausible explanation we find is that labor market discrimination excludes many black men from high- wage jobs. Therefore, effectively combating employment discrimination will contribute significantly to closing the racial earnings gap and improving the socioeconomic position of black families and black communities.

The purpose of this paper is to analyse the relation between occupational segregation and the gender wage differences using data on three-digit occupational level of classification.

The authors examine whether a statistically significant relation between the share of men in employment and the size of the unexplained part of the gender wage gap exists.,Traditional Oaxaca () – Blinder.

Gender discrimination has consistently been a subject of national and international concern over a long period of time. The book basically sets out to measure the extent and changing trend of occupational segregation by sex and analyse gender wage differentials and find out whether this smacks of gender wage discrimination.

WHY MEASURE DISCRIMINATION. Like taking the temperature of a feverish patient, measuring employment dis-crimination provides a diagnosis of the severity of an illness-the extent of dis-crimination or lack of equal opportunities in different aspects of employment such as hiring, promotion, termination, and wages.

And the Nordic Ageism Discrimination Scale (NADS) is created to assess the perception of age discrimination at the workplace. This scale use six items for measure six basic processes implied in work settings: promotion, training, development, development appraisals, wage increases, and change processes.

This discrimination was even higher in female employees. Inattourney and author lawyer Tanya Osensky published Shortchanged: Height Discrimination and Strategies for Social Change.

The book exposes the cultural, medical, and occupational issues that short people face, which are often deemed unimportant and disregarded. Understanding Wage Inequality and Discrimination By Randy Albelda and Robert Drago Edition: 4th Date of publication: August ISBN:   Results confirm that occupational sex-segregation explains a sizeable portion of the gender wage gap and that wages in female-dominated occupations are lower than wages .Employment discrimination is a form of discrimination based on race, gender, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, and gender identity by employers.

Earnings differentials or occupational differentiation—where differences in pay come from differences in qualifications or responsibilities—should not be confused with employment discrimination.