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Sexual Orientation, Unemployment and Participation: Are Gays Less Employable than Straights?

http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s12122-016-9237-0

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This paper is the first attempt to assess, in a unified econometric framework, the existence and the magnitude of both the sexual orientation participation gap and the sexual orientation unemployment gap. 107 more words

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Sexual Orientation, Labour Earnings, and Household Income in Canada

http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s12122-017-9249-4

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Using five cycles of a large nationally representative Canadian health survey, covering 2008 to 2012, the present paper examines the extent of labour earnings and household income gaps among gays, lesbians, and heterosexuals. 135 more words

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Do High School Gifted Programs Lead to Later-in-Life Success?

http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s12122-017-9252-9

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This paper investigates the effects of participation in gifted education programs, and offers several contributions to existing research. First, this paper studies the effects of high school programs, as opposed to the more commonly-studied elementary and middle school versions. 78 more words

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Career Pathways and Integrated Instruction: A National Program Review of I-BEST Implementations

http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s12122-017-9251-x

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Contextualized educational programs nested within career pathways provide instruction aimed at improving academic and vocational skills in the context of learning about a specific career or occupation. 159 more words

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Reservation Wages and the Unemployment of Older Workers

http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s12122-017-9247-6

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Our purpose is to examine the level of reservation wages among older unemployed (45+), and investigate what happens to the level of reservation wages as the length of unemployment increases. 113 more words

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Gender Differences in Unemployment Dynamics and Initial Wages over the Business Cycle

http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s12122-017-9244-9

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Using administrative data from Spanish Social Security for the period 2002–2013, we explore differences between unemployed men and women in: their probabilities to find a job, their initial wages if they find a new job, and the likelihood to fall back into unemployment. 114 more words

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The Long-Run Effects of Job Displacement on Sources of Health Insurance Coverage

http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s12122-017-9246-7

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This paper examines job displacement’s long-run effect on health insurance coverage and source of coverage. We find that displacement lowers the probability that an individual receives health insurance even ten years after job loss. 51 more words

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