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A structural decomposition of the marriage premium

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dc.contributor.advisor Wright, David W. en_US
dc.contributor.author Feuille, Christopher B.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-11-23T19:15:14Z
dc.date.available 2006-11-23T19:15:14Z
dc.date.copyright 2006
dc.date.issued 2006-05
dc.identifier.other t06021
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10057/273
dc.description Thesis (M.A.)--Wichita State University, Dept. of Sociology. en
dc.description "May 2006." en
dc.description Includes bibliographic references (leaves 33-37). en
dc.description.abstract This thesis examines the wage gap among married and never married men. It is generally accepted that married men will have higher earnings than never married men. An income determination model was created to control for individual, structural, and gender level components. Theories were utilized for each model segment and provide a foundation from which this thesis builds upon. Through univariate, bivariate, and multivariate statistical analysis it was found that net of other factors married men will earn $3,186.00 more per year than never married men. The findings of this thesis provide support for other literature examining the wage gap between married and never married men, commonly referred to as the "marriage premium". en
dc.format.extent 149055 bytes
dc.format.extent vii, 45 leaves : ill., digital, PDF file. en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.rights Copyright Christopher B.Feuille, 2006. All rights reserved. en
dc.subject.lcsh Electronic dissertations en
dc.subject.lcsh Men--United States en
dc.subject.lcsh Pay equity--United States--Statistics en
dc.title A structural decomposition of the marriage premium en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.identifier.oclc 73723415

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