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Title: Academic salary differentials - some evidence from an Irish survey
Author: Ruane, Frances
Dobson, Elma
Keywords: Academic salaries
Labour market
Ireland
Gender wage differentials
Issue Date: 1990
Publisher: Economic & Social Research Institute
Citation: Ruane, Frances; Dobson, Elma. 'Academic salary differentials - some evidence from an Irish survey'. - Economic & Social Review, Vol. 21, No.2, January, 1990, pp. 209-226. Dublin: Economic & Social Research Institute
Abstract: Using data from a survey of the Irish academic labour market, this paper examines whether or not females in the Irish academic system are paid less than comparable males. Variables which adjust for comparability include academic discipline, qualifications, research output, teaching and administrative experience, and career-breaks. The results, which support the findings of similar studies based on US data, suggest that, other things being equal, Irish females are paid 10 per cent less than their male counterparts. Comparison of academics appointed before and after 1975 suggests that, correcting for age, the gap between male and female salary differentials may be narrowing.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2262/64179
ISSN: 00129984
Appears in Collections:Economic and Social Review Archive: Complete Collection 1969-
The Economic and Social Review, Vol. 21, No. 2, January, 1990

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