An International Comparison of School-to-Work Transitions
eduLIFE Lifelong Learning series
Edited by Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Jan Skopek, Moris Triventi and Sandra Buchholz
Chapter 9: Vertical and Horizontal Gender Segregation at Labor Market Entry in Sweden: Birth Cohorts 1925-85
During the last half century, gender differences in labor force participation, political representation, and educational attainment have declined in Sweden as well as in other industrialized countries (Nermo 1999; Korpi 2000; Statistics Sweden 2008).Nonetheless, women still fall short in comparison to men when it comes to wages and positions of authority (Halldén 2011; Boye et al. 2014).
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