Why has the gender wage gap narrowed? - ARCHIVED

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The gender gap in hourly wages narrowed between the late 1980s and the late 2000s. This article analyses the narrowing wage gap according to the changing characteristics of men and women in paid work, the changes in pay received for those characteristics, and the extent to which who works in each period affects the results.

Issue Number: 2011001
Author(s): Drolet, Marie
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