The Homecoming of American College Women: The Reversal of the College Gender Gap

Women are currently the majority of U.S. college students and of those receiving a bachelor's degree, but were 39 percent of undergraduates in 1960. We use three longitudinal data sets of high school graduates in 1957, 1972, and 1992 to understand the narrowing of the gender gap in college and...

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Volume: 20
Main Author: Goldin, Claudia
Katz, Lawrence F
Kuziemko, Ilyana
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: NASHVILLE American Economic Association 01.10.2006
AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC
published in: The Journal of economic perspectives Vol. 20; no. 4; pp. 133 - 156
Data of publication: 20061001
ISSN: 0895-3309
1944-7965
EISSN: 1944-7965
Discipline: Economics
Law
Education
Subjects:
Men
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: JSTOR Open Access Journals
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