College major choice and the gender gap

This paper studies how college majors are chosen, focusing on the underlying gender gap. I collect a data set of Northwestern University sophomores that contains their subjective expectations about choice-specific outcomes, and estimate a model where majors are chosen under uncertainty. Enjoying cou...

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Volume: 48
Main Author: Zafar, Basit
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: MADISON The University of Wisconsin Press 2013
University of Wisconsin Press
UNIV WISCONSIN PRESS
published in: The Journal of human resources Vol. 48; no. 3; pp. 545 - 595
Data of publication: 2013
ISSN: 0022-166X
1548-8004
1548-8004
EISSN: 1548-8004
Discipline: Economics
Business
Subjects:
USA
SEX
Online Access: Fulltext
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