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Compensating Differentials for Gender-Specific Job Injury Risks
(The American Economic Review, 1998)
Women have largely been excluded from analyses of compensating differentials for job risk since they are predominantly employed in safer, white-collar occupations. New data reveal that their injury experience is considerable. ...
Education Match and Job Match
(The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1991)
Using a new data set, this paper gives evidence in support of the intuitive notion that overqualified workers are less satisfied with their jobs and are more likely to quit. However, training time is inversely related to ...
The Impact of Nonmarket Work on Market Wages
(American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 1991)
The Economics of Home Production
(Southern California Review of Law & Women's Studies, 1997)
The composition of the labor force has changed dramatically since 1960. In 1960, only one-third of the labor force participants were female. However, since the 1960s, the labor force rates of men have declined, from 83.3% ...
Housework, Wages, and the Division of Housework Time for Employed Spouses
(American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 1994)
While the popular press may have declared housework passe with the advent of the two-income household (see "Housework is Obsolescent" by Barbara Ehrenreich  for one such example), the facts indicate that housework ...
Teen Smoking Behavior and the Regulatory Environment
(Duke Law Journal, 1998)
Professor Hersch argues that most state regulations aimed at fighting teen smoking have had little or no effect. She provides evidence that despite widespread age restrictions on purchasing tobacco, most teens do not ...
Job Matching and Women's Wage-Tenure Profile
(Applied Economics, 1994)
Recently, researchers have challenged the validity of the dominant theories of wage growth, claiming that the observed positive relation between wages and tenure is an artefact of omitted job match quality. In sharp contrast ...
Male-Female Differences in Hourly Wages: The Role of Human Capital, Working Conditions, and Housework
(Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 1991)
This study uses a new data set from a 1986 survey of workers to examine simultaneously the wage effects of human capital, household responsibilities, working conditions, and on-the-job training. The analysis suggests that ...