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June 2007, Vol. 130, No. 6
Gender differences in occupational distributions among workers
Paul E. Gabriel
Professor of Economics, School of Business Administration, Loyola University of Chicago
Professor of Economics, Center for Business and Economics, Elmhurst College.
An investigation of gender differences in occupational attainment of prime-age U.S. workers reveals that such differences do exist, especially among women, but apparently are the results of voluntary choices and long-term changes in the labor market.
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