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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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Chevalier, Arnaud – Economics of Education Review, 2011
Using a survey of a cohort of UK graduates, linked to administrative data on higher education participation, this paper investigates the labour market attainment of recent graduates by subject of study. We document a large heterogeneity in the mean wages of graduates from different subjects and a considerably larger one within subject with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Graduate Surveys
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Migali, Giuseppe – Economics of Education Review, 2012
We propose a simple theoretical model which shows how the combined effect of wage uncertainty and risk aversion can modify the individual willingness to pay for a HE system financed by an ICL or a ML. We calibrate our model using real data from the 1970 British Cohort Survey together with the features of the English HE financing system. We allow…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Wages, Student Financial Aid, Income Contingent Loans
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Graham, J.W.; Smith, S.A. – Economics of Education Review, 2005
College-educated women are less than half as likely as men to be employed in science and engineering (S&E); and if they are, earn about 20 percent less. Using data from the 1993 National Survey of College Graduates, we estimate jointly, determinants of S&E employment and earnings in both S&E and non-S&E jobs. Taking account of gender differences…
Descriptors: Gender Discrimination, Occupational Information, College Graduates, Work Experience
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McGuinness, Seamus; Sloane, Peter J. – Economics of Education Review, 2011
There is much disagreement in the literature over the extent to which graduates are mismatched in the labour market and the reasons for this. In this paper we utilise the Flexible Professional in the Knowledge Society (REFLEX) data set to cast light on these issues, based on data for UK graduates. We find substantial pay penalties for…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Labor Market, Salary Wage Differentials, Education Work Relationship
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Page, Lionel; Garboua, Louis Levy; Montmarquette, Claude – Economics of Education Review, 2007
The explanation of social inequalities in education is still a debated issue in economics. Recent empirical studies tend to downplay the potential role of credit constraint. This article tests a different potential explanation of social inequalities in education, specifically that social differences in aspiration level result in different…
Descriptors: Educational Sociology, Social Differences, Aspiration, Rewards
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Verdugo, Richard R.; Schneider, Jeffrey M. – Economics of Education Review, 1994
Examines earnings differentials between male and female teachers, using data from the 1987 Schools and Staffing Survey by the U.S. Department of Education. The estimated cost of being a female teacher is 5% in annual contract salary. In the female-dominated teaching profession, despite regulated pay scales and other structures to ensure pay…
Descriptors: Differences, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Marital Status
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Podgursky, Michael; Monroe, Ryan; Watson, Donald – Economics of Education Review, 2004
The authors investigate how the labor market decisions of recent college graduates, new teachers, and employers affect the academic quality of the teaching workforce in public schools. They use a rich longitudinal data set of Missouri college graduates and public school teachers to examine the behavior of college graduates concerning an initial…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Public School Teachers, College Graduates, Career Choice
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Jones, Cheryl, Bland; Gates, Michael – Economics of Education Review, 2004
Despite numerous studies examining nursing wages, very little attention has focused on nursing wage differentials. We build on previous research by modeling nursing wages and examining male-female wage differences within the context of the current nursing shortage. Our results show that male nurses do earn a wage premium, largely explained by…
Descriptors: Salary Wage Differentials, Nursing, Females, Males