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dc.contributor.authorSeltzer, Andrewen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-06-25en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-14T11:07:27Z-
dc.date.available2012-09-14T11:07:27Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/62533-
dc.description.abstractThe late 19th and early 20th century British labour market experienced an influx of female clerical workers. Employers argued that female employment increased opportunities for men to advance; however, most male clerks regarded this expansion of the labour supply as a threat to their pay and status. This paper examines the effects of female employment on male clerks using data from Williams Deacon's Bank covering a period 25 years prior and 25 years subsequent to the initial employment of women. It is shown that within position women were substitutes for men, although the degree of substitutability was less for older men than for juniors. In addition, the employment of women in routine positions allowed the Bank to expand its branch network, creating new higher-level positions, which were almost always filled by men.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherIZA Bonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesDiscussion Paper series, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit 6663en_US
dc.subject.jelN3en_US
dc.subject.jelJ3en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordclerical labour marketsen_US
dc.subject.keywordfemale employmenten_US
dc.subject.keywordspill over effectsen_US
dc.subject.keywordinternal labour marketsen_US
dc.subject.stwBüroberufeen_US
dc.subject.stwBankberufeen_US
dc.subject.stwWeibliche Arbeitskräfteen_US
dc.subject.stwInterner Arbeitsmarkten_US
dc.subject.stwMänneren_US
dc.subject.stwLohnen_US
dc.subject.stwErwerbsverlaufen_US
dc.subject.stwGroßbritannienen_US
dc.titleThe impact of female employment on male wages and careers: Evidence from the English banking industry, 1890 - 1941en_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn718168429en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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