The Opt-In Revolution? Contraception and the Gender Gap in Wages

Decades of research on the US gender gap in wages describes its correlates, but little is known about why women changed their career paths in the 1960s and 1970s. This paper explores the role of "the Pill" in altering women's human capital investments and its ultimate implications for...

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Volume: 4
Main Author: Martha J. Bailey
Brad Hershbein
Amalia R. Miller
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: NASHVILLE American Economic Association 01.07.2012
AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC
published in: American economic journal. Applied economics Vol. 4; no. 3; pp. 225 - 254
ORCID: 0000-0002-7692-6040
0000-0003-0094-5226
0000-0002-2534-8164
Data of publication: 20120701
ISSN: 1945-7782
1945-7790
EISSN: 1945-7790
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
Men
Online Access: Fulltext
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