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Currie, Jan; Hill, Beverley – Higher Education Policy, 2013
Studies worldwide have found that women's pay lags behind men's in academia. This article describes pay equity policies in Australia and overseas and the use of a pay equity audit as a strategic tool to reduce gender inequities at The University of Western Australia (UWA). As a research-intensive university, UWA resembles similar universities…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Research Universities
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Momani, Bessma; Dreher, Emma; Williams, Kira – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2019
This article measures gender pay gaps in Ontario's public post-secondary education sector from 1996 to 2016 using the Public Sector Salary Disclosure Data. We find gaps widening among all faculty ranks. Men were paid on average 2.06%, 2.14%, and 5.26% more than their women colleagues for all employees, university teaching staff, and deans,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Faculty, Gender Differences
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Hurst, Allison L. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This paper explores one of the enduring small mysteries of student life -- why do women participate in study abroad programs more than men? To answer this question, original data collected from seniors and recent graduates of a sample of liberal arts colleges in the US were analyzed. Results show an intractable gender gap persisting, even after…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Social Class, Study Abroad, Liberal Arts
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Bonnard, Claire; Giret, Jean-Francois – Gender and Education, 2016
Gender differences in wage expectations may affect investment in human capital and increase inequalities in the labour market. Our research based on a survey of first-year students at a French university aims to focus on expectations at the beginning of the career. Our results show that anticipated earnings differ significantly between men and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, College Freshmen, Student Surveys
Brown, Jami; Casolari, Amber – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2015
The gender wage gap in the United States is a well-documented social and economic phenomenon. The Equal Pay Act of 1963 has done little to bring parity between men's and women's wages. Existing data show a relationship between race, age, geography, immigration, education, and women's pay status. This study analyzes wage disparity within higher…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Salary Wage Differentials, Community Colleges, Federal Legislation
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Galbraith, Quinn; Callister, Adam Henry; Kelley, Heather – College & Research Libraries, 2019
This report draws upon two data sets to examine the gender wage gap among member institutions of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). The first data set consists of 35 years of salary survey data collected by ARL and is used to provide trend data on the gender wage gap from 1980 to 2014 as well as present an in-depth look at the wage gap…
Descriptors: Salary Wage Differentials, Gender Differences, Salaries, Librarians
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Okahana, Hironao; Hao, Yi – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
Utilizing the 2013 "National Survey of College Graduates" (Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System, National Science Foundation, 2015), this study examined three measures of labor market outcomes: annual earning potentials; primary work activity; and education-job match for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics…
Descriptors: Masters Degrees, Labor Market, Outcomes of Education, STEM Education
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Almomani, Zaiad; Al-Hawary, Mohammad; Oudat, Mo'een; Al Okor, Ahmad – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
The study aimed to identify the effectiveness of sports marketing strategies from the point of view of graduate students in the faculties of physical education at Jordanian universities. The study relied on the descriptive approach, and A questionnaire consisting of (4) areas, including (24) items, was used to collect data after verifying its…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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O'Connor, Pat – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2019
Global scholarship has documented gender discrepancies in power in higher education institutions (HEIs) for several decades. That research is now supported by wider gender equality movements such as those concerned with unequal pay and sexual harassment. Underlying these is the under-representation of women in senior management and full…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Higher Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females
Ma, Jennifer; Pender, Matea; Welch, Meredith – College Board, 2016
This report documents differences in the earnings and employment patterns of U.S. adults with different levels of education. It also compares health-related behaviors, reliance on public assistance programs, civic participation, and indicators of the well-being of the next generation. In addition to reporting median earnings by education level,…
Descriptors: Employment Level, Adults, Educational Attainment, Income
Roach, Bonnie L. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2014
There is ample evidence that there still is a pay gap amongst men and women and the situation is no different if academia. Many studies have examined various types of gender discrimination in academia and two areas in particular are problematic--salaries and representation of female faculty in upper ranks of academia. This paper examines the past…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Disproportionate Representation, Gender Differences, Salary Wage Differentials
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O'Meara, KerryAnn; Fink, John; White-Lewis, Damani Khary – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2017
Outside offers, defined as comparable offers of employment at another organization, are means by which faculty determine their relative market worth and increase their salary at their home institution. Despite the career advantages associated with outside offers, little is known about the groups of faculty most likely to receive them. For example,…
Descriptors: Sex Role, Academic Rank (Professional), Employment Opportunities, College Faculty
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Light, Audrey; Rama, Apoorva – Education Economics, 2019
Using a sample of college graduates from the NLSY97, we introduce a new approach to assessing wage benefits of STEM training, STEM jobs, and the match between the two: rather than classify individuals dichotomously as STEM or non-STEM, we measure the STEM-intensities of both their college coursework and their occupational requirements. While the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Gender Differences, Prediction, College Graduates
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Takahashi, Ana Maria; Takahashi, Shingo – Economics of Education Review, 2011
By using unique survey data, we conduct a detailed study of the gender salary gap within economics departments in Japan. Despite the presence of rigid pay scales emphasizing age and experience, there is a 7% gender salary gap after controlling for rank and detailed personal, job, institutional and human capital characteristics. This gender salary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Salary Wage Differentials, Gender Differences, Economics Education
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Gandy, Rob; Harrison, Patricia; Gold, Jeff – European Journal of Training and Development, 2018
Purpose: Institution-wide staff turnover in universities might be considered "satisfactory", but can mask wide counterbalancing patterns between departments and different staff. This paper aims to explore the benefits of detailed turnover analysis in managing talent in the complex changing landscape of Higher Education in the UK.…
Descriptors: Labor Turnover, Teacher Persistence, College Faculty, Teacher Characteristics
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