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Moving Down? Women's Part-time Work and Occupational Change in Britain 1991-2001.

Abstract:

The UK's Equal Opportunities Commission has recently drawn attention to the 'hidden brain drain' when women working part-time are employed in jobs below their level of educational attainment and/or previous experience. These inferences were based on self-reporting. We give an objective and quantitative analysis of the nature of occupational change as women make the transition between full-time and part-time work. In order to analyse down-grading we construct an occupational classification whi...

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Department of Economics (University of Oxford)
Series:
Discussion paper series
Publication date:
2007-01-01
Language:
English
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uuid:ac953ec9-505d-4464-992c-cacfde127bb3
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oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:12151
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2011-08-16

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