Women tend not to initiate negotiations over pay and conditions as frequently as men, and this contributes to the gender pay gap. In Economics Explored EP107, Dr Maria Recalde from University of Melbourne explains what researchers have learned about gender differences in negotiation and potential policy responses which could improve outcomes for women, such as salary history bans and increased transparency.
About this episode’s guest – Dr Maria Recalde
Dr Maria P. Recalde is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Department of Economics at the University of Melbourne, Australia. My main fields of interest are experimental and behavioral economics, public economics, and development.
Links relevant to the conversation with Dr Recalde
Gender Differences in Negotiation and Policy for Improvement
The gender pay gap with Dr Leonora Risse
Gender and the Labor Market: What Have We Learned from Field and Lab Experiments?
You can’t ask this: the spread of salary history bans and what it means for employers
Links mentioned in Gene’s introduction relating to EP106
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