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The ‘low pay penalty’ associated with part-time employment and its gendered implications

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Rather than looking across the earnings distribution as a whole (the ‘average worker model’), this thesis investigates the implications of working part time for men and women at the lower end of the distribution. Focusing on the UK, the thesis is comprised of four stand-alone papers, each of which explores a different aspect of the relationship between part-time employment and low pay. The results show that men and women who work part time are considerably more likely to be low paid, and l...

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SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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Name:
Economic and Social Research Council
Grant:
1501545
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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uuid:fd9207a1-bf00-4c0c-92b6-35d78bfb9059
Deposit date:
2018-09-29

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