volume 36, issue 4, P855-881 2020
DOI: 10.1093/oxrep/graa053
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Monica Costa Dias, Robert Joyce, Francesca Parodi

Abstract: Abstract In this study, we document the evolution of the gender pay gap in the UK over the past three decades and its association with fertility, examining the role of various differences in career patterns between men and women and how they change with the arrival of the first child. We show that differences in accumulated years of labour market experience play an important role, while differences in industry, occupation, and job characteristics explain less, conditional on working experience. …

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