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Marriage, Partnership and Sexual Orientation: a study of British university academics and administrators

Booth, Alison; Frank, Jeff


Using a unique data source on marital status, partnership and sexual orientation of academics and administrators at British universities, we estimate the impact of personal relationships upon earnings for men and women. While university data cover a relatively homogeneous group of workers, the two sides of the university are very different, with administrative jobs being more like the general job market in the economy. We find a large and significant married male premium, but only on the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Review of Economics of the Household
DOI: 10.1007/s11150-008-9037-2


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