Gender, piece rates and wages: evidence from matched employer–employee data

Why are women disproportionately on piece rates? We investigate three possible explanations: (1) Women are more likely to be on piece rates, because they have a shorter expected tenure than men. (2) A greater demand for flexibility between work and home attracts women to work place technologies suit...

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Volume: 28
Main Author: Jirjahn, Uwe
Stephan, Gesine
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: OXFORD Oxford University Press 01.09.2004
OXFORD UNIV PRESS
Academic Press Ltd
published in: Cambridge journal of economics Vol. 28; no. 5; pp. 683 - 704
Data of publication: 2004-09
ISSN: 0309-166X
1464-3545
1464-3545
EISSN: 1464-3545
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: Address for correspondence: Uwe Jirjahn, Institut für Quantitative Wirtschaftsforschung, Universität Hannover, Königsworther Platz 1, 30167 Hannover, Germany; email jirjahn@mbox.iqw.uni-hannover.de
JEL classifications: J33, J31, J16
Subjects:
Men
Pay
SEX
pay
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