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Demography (2003) 40 (3): 543–568.
Published: 01 August 2003
...William P. Bridges Abstract It is often assumed that occupational segregation by gender is readily interpretable as an index of inequality between men and women in the labor force. Although this view has been challenged, the development and dissemination of analytic tools that could test...
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Demography (1998) 35 (4): 489–496.
Published: 01 November 1998
...Martin Watts Abstract Empirical studies of gender segregation by occupation must be founded on rigorous measurement procedures. There appears to be a consensus that any index used in the analysis of time-series or international cross-section employment data must be either margin-free...
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Demography (2020) 57 (3): 1063–1088.
Published: 22 June 2020
..., by occupational gender type, smooth, 1992–2015 This article documents the growing wage advantage of women in male-typed occupations over women who work in traditionally female and gender-integrated fields. The analysis is central to evaluate growing social inequality between women in strongly segregated...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 987–1010.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Soham Sahoo; Stephan Klasen Abstract This paper investigates gender-based segregation across different fields of study at the senior secondary level of schooling in a large developing country. We use a nationally representative longitudinal data set from India to analyze the extent and determinants...
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1749–1775.
Published: 14 September 2018
... indicated by this research. We simulate that eliminating selection on these skills reduces the Duncan index of gender-based occupational segregation by 20 % to 23 % in 1970 and 2012, respectively. Eliminating selection on DOT variables capturing other accounts of this segregation has a smaller impact...
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Demography (2015) 52 (3): 967–988.
Published: 08 May 2015
... it possible to rank them according to their segregational nature. 6 4 2015 8 5 2015 © Population Association of America 2015 2015 Occupational segregation Local segregation Race Gender Wages This index satisfies several good properties. It is equal to 0 when either the group...
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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 471–492.
Published: 02 October 2012
... of the trends in occupational segregation by sex for the 1970–2009 period based on a consistent set of occupational codes and data sources. We show that our gender-specific crosswalk more accurately captures the trends in occupational segregation that are masked using the aggregate crosswalk (based on combined...
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Published: 08 May 2015
Fig. 1 Overall segregation by gender, race/ethnicity, and gender and race/ethnicity (index M ), 1940–2010 More
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Demography (2013) 50 (2): 493–494.
Published: 26 February 2013
...://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13524-012-0151-7 . Erratum to: Demography DOI 10.1007/s13524-012-0151-7 The values for the year 1970 in Table  6 (Trends in occupational segregation from 1970-2009 by age and education categories, 2000 occupation codes) are incorrect. The corrected values are in the table...
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Published: 02 October 2012
Fig. 1 Trends in occupational segregation using gender-specific CPS crosswalk (March CPS data). Estimates for the years 2000–2002 use actual (noncrosswalked) data from the BLS dual-coded data set More
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Published: 08 May 2015
Fig. 2 Segregation of the largest gender–racial/ethnic groups (Φ 1 g ), 1940–2010 More
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1597–1618.
Published: 23 August 2014
...; labor supply; sociodemographic attributes; occupational segregation; and the unexplained portion of the gap. The findings reveal a substantial reduction in the gross gender earnings gap in both sectors of the economy. Most of the decline is attributed to the reduction in the unexplained portion...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2307–2332.
Published: 21 August 2014
... is directed at private behaviors, such as household decision-making power, gender segregation within households, and discrimination against daughters. Results underscore the multidimensionality of gender. 17 7 2014 21 8 2014 © Population Association of America 2014 2014 Women’s Status...
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Demography (1998) 35 (4): 475–487.
Published: 01 November 1998
...Kim A. Weeden Abstract I reexamine trends in the strength and structure of occupational sex segregation in the United States from 1910 to 1990. Log-multiplicative models show significant change in the association between gender and occupation. Contrary to conventional characterizations...
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Demography (1998) 35 (4): 505–508.
Published: 01 November 1998
... © Population Association of America 1998 1998 Gini Coefficient Occupational Group Summary Index Gender Segregation Occupational Segregation References Cortesem , C.F. , Frank , R.F. , & Cohen , J. ( 1976 ). Further Considerations on the Methodological Analysis...
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Demography (1998) 35 (4): 497–504.
Published: 01 November 1998
... Restructuring, Gender Segregation, and Sex Differences in Earnings . American Sociological Review , 52 , 195 – 210 . 10.2307/2095448 Watts , M.J. ( 1992 ). How Should Occupational Sex Segregation be Measured? . Work, Employment, and Society , 6 , 475 – 87 . Watts , M.J. ( 1993...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1619–1639.
Published: 05 September 2014
...Alan Benson Abstract Empirical research on the family cites the tendency for couples to relocate for husbands’ careers as evidence against the gender neutrality of household economic decisions. For these studies, occupational segregation is a concern because occupations are not random by sex...
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Demography (2022) 59 (4): 1571–1593.
Published: 01 August 2022
... to the qualitative aspects of gender (in)equality in the labor market, such as women's relative pay or the concentration of women in low-paid industries and occupations. To capture these qualitative features of the gender employment gap, I use the degree of occupational sex segregation among the college-educated...
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Demography (2010) 47 (3): 667–687.
Published: 01 August 2010
.... 27 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2010 2010 Hierarchical Linear Model Early Marriage Gender Segregation Wage Employment Marriage Timing References Abraham L. ( 2001 ). Redrawing the Lakshman Rekha: Gender Differences and Cultural Constructions in Youth...
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Demography (2016) 53 (4): 1169–1184.
Published: 11 July 2016
.... We also do not know whether there is gender segregation by demographic subfields. We seek to contribute to this research by exploring the development over time of gender gaps in scholarly authorship within subfields of demography. Specifically, we focus on all issues of Demography , the flagship...
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