Career Priorities within Dual Career Households: An Analysis of the Impact of Child Rearing Upon Gender Participation Rates and Earnings
19 Pages Posted: 23 Mar 2004
The impact of child rearing upon male and female participation rates and earnings within 130 dual career households is investigated. Female participation rates and earnings in households with children are significantly lower than both comparable males and females without children. No significant gender differences exist in pay in childless households.
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By Jacob Mincer