Bargaining, Sorting, and the Gender Wage Gap: Quantifying the Impact of Firms on the Relative Pay of Women
NBER Working Paper No. 21403
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We are grateful to five anonymous referees, and to Laura Giuliano, Michael Ransom, Jesse Rothstein, Andrea Weber, seminar participants at California Polytechnic State University, Harvard, Northwestern, Princeton, RAND, University College Dublin, the Universities of Mannheim, Potsdam, and Venice for many helpful comments and suggestions. We are also grateful to Alex Fahey for her expert assistance. We thank the Spanish Ministry of the Economy and Competitiveness (grant CO2012-38460) and the Severo Ochoa Programme for Centres of Excellence in R&D (SEV-2011-0075) as well as the Center for Equitable Growth and the Center for Labor Economics at UC Berkeley for generous funding support. An earlier version of this paper circulated under the title “Bargaining and the Gender Wage Gap: A Direct Assessment.” The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.