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Moving down: women's part-time work and occupational change in Britain 1991-2001

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The UK's Equal Opportunities Commission has recently drawn attention to the 'hidden brain drain' when women working part-time are employed in occupations below those for which they are qualified. 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. We construct an occupational classification which supports a ranking of occupations based on the averag...

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University of Oxford
Series:
Department of Economics Discussion Paper Series
Publication date:
2007-10-01
Paper number:
359
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Pubs id:
1142313
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pubs:1142313
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2020-12-14

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