Re: Reply to Nicolle

16 Sep 1996 06:41:36 GMT

In article <> writes:
>If you are trying to make a point that females are now valued by
>labor buyers the same way men are for the very same jobs, then
>you are mistaken. Women are typically valued at 60 to 65 percent
>of the value of men doing the exact same work

This is an extremely useless statistic, because it compares
aggregate wages. If you control for education, work experience,
race, and other relevant contextual variables, you find that
women are within a few percentage points of men.

PS: I should know better than to respond to this anonymous coward.