Lowering Standards to Wed? Spouse Quality, Marriage, and Labor Market Responses to the Gender Wage Gap
This paper examines the effect of the female-to-male wage ratio, “relative wage,” on women's spouse quality, marriage, and labor supply over three decades. Exploiting task-based demand shifts as a shock to relative pay, I find that a higher relative wage (i) increases the quality of women'...
|Main Author:||Shenhav, Na'ama|
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|published in:||The review of economics and statistics pp. 1 - 45|
|Data of publication:||2020-03-06|
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