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Noonan, Mary C.; Corcoran, Mary E.; Courant, Paul N. – Social Forces, 2005
Using unique data from a survey of University of Michigan Law School graduates, we test various models of how sex differences in pay, labor supply and job settings should have evolved as women entered the elite male field of law. We compare the sex gap in earnings 15 years after graduation for two cohorts of lawyers and find that it has remained…
Descriptors: Cohort Analysis, Lawyers, Income, Comparative Analysis
Douglass, John Aubrey; Zhao, Chun-Mei – Center for Studies in Higher Education, 2013
Bolstered by the recommendations of the 1998 Boyer Report, US federal agencies have put significant resources into promoting opportunities for undergraduates to engage in research. American universities and colleges have been creating support programs and curricular opportunities intended to create a "culture of undergraduate research."…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Participation, Student Research, Research Universities
Burian-Fitzgerald, Marisa; Harris, Debbi – Education Policy Center at Michigan State University, 2004
The vast majority of Michigan's teachers work above and beyond their required work week; the average teacher works more than 45 hours per week. The time teachers spend outside regular school hours is often ignored by critics who deride the "short hours and long vacations" enjoyed by teachers. When discussing compensation policies and…
Descriptors: Teaching Conditions, Faculty Workload, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Salaries