Understanding the Gender Gap
An Economic History of American Women
By (author) Claudia Goldin
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Understanding the Gender Gap by Claudia Goldin
Book DescriptionUsing a unique set of data drawn from the US census, statistics, city directories, and other sources, the author looks at the differences between men and women in the US labour force. She shows that the 'gender gap' in income and job level that has existed throughout history cannot be explained simply as a matter of sex discrimination, nor as a result of inherent structural phenomena in the employment market.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195072709
(234mm x 155mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1992
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Claudia Goldin
Race Between Education and Technology, Paperback (October 2009)
Presents an analysis of the co-evolution of educational attainment and the wage structure in the United States through the twentieth century. This book proposes that the twentieth century was not only the American Century but also the Human Capital Century.
Corruption and Reform, Paperback (April 2008)» View all books by Claudia Goldin
In the nineteenth century, the degree of fraud and corruption in America approached that of corrupt developing nations as municipal governments and robber barons alike found ways to steal from taxpayers and swindle investors. This book explores this shadowy period of United States history in search of better methods to fight corruption world-wide.
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