Gender Differences in Wage Expectations: The Role of Biased Beliefs
39 Pages Posted: 28 Jul 2020 Last revised: 15 Mar 2021
Date Written: July 2020
Decomposition results show that biased beliefs about the own earnings potential relative to others and about average salaries play a major role in explaining the gender gap in wage expectations for oneself.
JEL Classification: C21, D84, D91, J16
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