ERIC Number: EJ344501
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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What Is the Worth of "Comparable Worth"?
Ferber, Marianne A.
Economic Education, v17 n4 p267-82 Fall 1986
Explores the meaning of comparable worth and the differences of opinion which exist concerning its utility for establishing greater pay scale sex equity. Documents the earnings gap between men and women, reviews public policy initiatives to redress this gap, and addresses traditional economists' concerns regarding the negative effects of comparable worth legislation. (JDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
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