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Back-to-front down-under? Part-time/full-time wage differentials in Australia

Booth, Alison L; Wood, Margi


In 2003, part-time employment in Australia accounted for over 42% of the Australian female workforce, nearly 17% of the male workforce, and represented 28% of total employment. Of the OECD countries, only the Netherlands has a higher proportion of working women employed part-time and Australia tops the OECD league in terms of its proportion of working men who are part-time. In this paper we investigate part-time fulltime hourly wage gaps using important new panel data from the new Household...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Source: Industrial Relations: a journal of economy and society
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-232X.2008.00507.x


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