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In the case of Jane v. John: the gender pay-gap in the government professions

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dc.contributor.advisor Wright, David W. en_US
dc.contributor.author Simon, Dana M.
dc.date.accessioned 2007-08-20T02:09:33Z
dc.date.available 2007-08-20T02:09:33Z
dc.date.issued 2006-12
dc.identifier.other t06140
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10057/682
dc.description Thesis (M.A.)--Wichita State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Dept. of Sociology en
dc.description "December 2006." en
dc.description.abstract The gender pay-gap in the government sector was investigated in this paper using the March 2006 Current Population Survey (CPS), Annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASES). The data was analyzed using statistical techniques of a comparison of group means using a 2-tailed t-test, an analysis of variance, ordinary least squares (OLS) regression, and partitioning of variance. The main findings from this study are that individual’s income increases with age, education, working in occupations with high prestige, and working at the federal level. The findings also showed that women are sorted into lower paying occupations and earn less income than men. It was concluded that women are not financial equals to men at any level of the government: federal, state, or local. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.rights Copyright Dana M.Simon, 2006. All rights reserved. en
dc.subject.lcsh Electronic dissertations en
dc.title In the case of Jane v. John: the gender pay-gap in the government professions en
dc.type Thesis en

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