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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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Caz, Çagdas; Yildirim, Mehmet – World Journal of Education, 2019
Health is one of the most valuable things that we can have. The first thing that comes to mind when we think of health is our physical structure. However, mental health is also of crucial importance. In this context, the aim of this study is to examine physical education teachers' health promoting and protective behaviors in terms of different…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Health Promotion, Eating Habits, Sleep
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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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Semali, Ladislaus M.; Shakespeare, Elizabeth S. – International Education Studies, 2014
In this article the authors contend that gender inequalities in occupational divisions of labor are better understood in reference to the concept of symbolic patriarchy. The conceptual framework is informed by social constructionist theories that view gender not merely in light of sexual or biological differences but as interwoven, fluid, and…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Gender Bias, Feminism, Masculinity
Keefe, Jeffrey H. – Economic Policy Institute, 2017
This report describes the results of research into New Jersey public school teacher compensation. The research was initiated in response to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's attacks on New Jersey teachers' unions and his allegations that New Jersey public school teachers are overpaid. This analysis seeks to answer three questions about teacher…
Descriptors: Public School Teachers, Teacher Salaries, Employees, Gender Differences
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Virtanen, Sonja; Räikkönen, Eija; Ikonen, Pasi – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2015
Because of a deeply gendered history of craft education in Finland, technology education has a strong gender-related dependence. In order to motivate girls into pursuing technological studies and to enable them to see their own potential in technology, gender sensitive approaches should be developed in technology education. This study explores…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Technology Education, Student Motivation, Elementary School Students
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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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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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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
G. Sada Kane, Alline Susana – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Educational technology organizations have developed ambassadorship programs and are actively seeking social media influencers to participate in ambassador program activities voluntarily, with no pay. The purpose of this quantitative study was to describe the perceived motivational needs of educators who apply and voluntarily participate in unpaid…
Descriptors: Teacher Motivation, Achievement Need, Educational Technology, Gender Differences
Bichsel, Jacqueline; McChesney, Jasper – College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, 2017
This brief provides a nuanced interpretation of how higher education has paid women in administrative positions from 2001-2016, as well as the number of women holding top leadership positions in colleges and universities nationwide. Findings in this brief include the following: (1) In 2001, women administrators in higher education earned…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Administration, Women Administrators, Disproportionate Representation
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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
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole; Gulish, Artem – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2018
The gender wage gap, the disparity in pay between men and women, has narrowed to 81 cents in 2016 from 57 cents on the dollar in 1975. Nevertheless, the gap persists. Over the course of a career, the gender wage gap results in women earning $1 million less than men do. To close this gap, women have relied primarily on the advantages conferred by…
Descriptors: Females, Gender Bias, Wages, Academic Degrees
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Grove, Wayne A.; Hussey, Andrew; Jetter, Michael – Journal of Human Resources, 2011
Focused on human capital, economists typically explain about half of the gender earnings gap. For a national sample of MBAs, we account for 82 percent of the gap by incorporating noncognitive skills (for example, confidence and assertiveness) and preferences regarding family, career, and jobs. Those two sources of gender heterogeneity account for…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Labor Market, Assertiveness, Salary Wage Differentials
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Dreher, George F.; Chargois, Josephine A. – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1998
Survey responses from 170 of 685 African-American graduates of historically Black colleges revealed no gender-based pay differences. Those who had White male mentors had some pay advantages over those without mentors. (SK)
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Blacks, College Graduates, Mentors
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