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Blog post: How the Market Can Help Break the Glass Ceiling

2018-09-06

Photo: University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Karl Gabor.

In a new study Fredrik Heyman, Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson, IFN, investigates how product market competition and gender-specific management career hurdles affect the gender wage gap for managers.  The paper is presented in a blog post at University of Chicago Booth School of Business. The findings suggest that increased product market competition may not only boost the wages of female managers but also improve overall efficiency.

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