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Ma, Yingyi; Savas, Gokhan – Review of Higher Education, 2014
The persisting gender pay gap favoring men among college graduates is a puzzle given women's remarkable success in postsecondary education. This article examines income disparities among recent college graduates by intersecting gender and social class and evaluating the relative importance of fields of study and institutional selectivity.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Gender Differences, Salary Wage Differentials, College Graduates
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Zhang, Liang – Review of Higher Education, 2008
Using a nationally representative sample of baccalaureate graduates from 1993 (B&B 93/97/03), I explore factors that contribute to the gender and racial gap in earnings among recent college graduate. Results indicate that college major remains the most significant factor in accounting for the gender gap in pay. Female graduates are still left…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Family Income, College Graduates, Socioeconomic Background
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Chapman, David W.; Wagner, Alan P. – Review of Higher Education, 1986
After statistically removing differences associated with institutional and other personal characteristics used to determine salary, women admissions officers were shown to receive $1,000 to $3,000 less annually than did men admissions officers. Gender differences in pay increased from 1980 to 1982. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Administrators, Admissions Officers, College Administration, Comparative Analysis
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Porter, Stephen R.; Toutkoushian, Robert K.; Moore, John V., III – Review of Higher Education, 2008
The national media and academic journals have reported a sizable wage gap between men and women in academe--a gap that has persisted over time. Data from the National Center for Education Statistics for 2004-2005 show that the average salary for all male faculty ($69,337) exceeded the average salary for female faculty ($56,926) by almost 22%.…
Descriptors: Wages, Women Faculty, Labor Market, Gender Discrimination