The Wage Penalty for Motherhood

Motherhood is associated with lower hourly pay, but the causes of this are not well understood. Mothers may earn less than other women because having children causes them to (1) lose job experience, (2) be less productive at work, (3) trade off higher wages for mother-friendly jobs, or (4) be discri...

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Volume: 66
Main Author: Budig, MJ
England, P
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: WASHINGTON American Sociological Association 01.04.2001
published in: American sociological review Vol. 66; no. 2; pp. 204 - 225
Data of publication: 20010401
ISSN: 0003-1224
EISSN: 1939-8271
Discipline: Sociology & Social History
Online Access: Fulltext
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