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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 ...
Compensating Differentials for Sexual Harassment
(American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings, 2011)
This paper provides evidence of the relation between the risk of sexual harassment and wages. While one approach to detecting the effect on wages of sexual harassment would be to estimate wage equations controlling for ...
Moral Hazard and Merit Rating Over Time: An Analysis of Optimal Intertemporal Wage Structures
(Southern Economic Journal, 1986)
In situations of uncertain worker productivity and risk aversion, labor market contracts have a dual objective of promoting incentives and risk spreading. A trade-off between these objectives is present in single period ...