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Toukoushian, Robert K. – Research in Higher Education, 2000
Discusses methodology of gender equity studies on noninstructional employees of colleges and universities, including variable selection in the multiple regression model and alternative approaches for measuring wage gaps. Analysis of staff data at one institution finds that experience and market differences account for 80 percent of gender pay…
Descriptors: Colleges, Educational Finance, Employment Practices, Higher Education
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Eckes, Suzanne E.; Toutkoushian, Robert K. – Research in Higher Education, 2006
There have been numerous lawsuits within higher education brought by females over pay inequity and many articles have been written on the topic. Although not as prevalent, there have been some recent instances where male faculty have claimed--with some degree of success--that the process used by their institutions to make salary adjustments for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Reverse Discrimination, Females, Legal Problems
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Barbezat, Debra A.; Hughes, James W. – Research in Higher Education, 2005
This paper presents estimates of the gender salary gap and discrimination based on the most recent national faculty survey data. New estimates for 1999 indicate that male faculty members still earn 20.7% more than comparable female colleagues. Depending upon which decomposition technique is employed, the portion of this gap attributable to…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Gender Differences, Gender Discrimination, Women Faculty
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Toutkoushian, Robert K.; Conley, Valerie Martin – Research in Higher Education, 2005
In this study, we use data from the 1999 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty (NSOPF:99) to measure the unexplained wage gap between men and women in academe. We pay particular attention to how these unexplained wage gaps have changed over time by comparing the results from the 1999 survey to published results from previous national surveys and…
Descriptors: Females, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Women Faculty, College Faculty