03 May 2012

Education reduces gender inequality through its employment effect

Women’s employment, education,and the gender gap in 17 countries 

"Data from the Luxembourg Income Study show that, among married or cohabiting mothers, better educated women are more likely to be employed; gender inequality in annual earnings is thus less extreme among the well educated than among those with less education, driven largely by educated women’s higher employment" (Monthly Labor Review, April 2012, Vol. 135, Number )

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