Econometric Modeling of Wage Discrimination Towards Women in the Accounting Profession

Estela Rodríguez Quezada, Cecilia Gallegos Muñoz, HANNS ANIBAL DE LA FUENTE MELLA

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Abstract

This research analyzes the factors that affect to wage discrimination of women in the accounting profession. Wage discrimination takes place when men and women receive unequal pay for the same job. This paper, using econometrics modeling, show the existence of wage discrimination among accounting professionals and the variables that determine it. The results provide information about that gender wage discrimination exists, and that the factors that cause it in this group of professionals are years in college, compliance with salary, age, professional degree, job satisfaction, college satisfaction, the type of company in which they work (public, private or mixed), and the size of it and labor mobility.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Human Factors, Business Management and Leadership - Proceedings of the AHFE 2019 International Conference on Human Factors, Business Management and Society, and the AHFE International Conference on Human Factors in Management and Leadership
EditorsJussi Ilari Kantola, Salman Nazir
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages232-239
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9783030201531
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2020
EventAHFE International Conference on Human Factors, Business Management and Society, and the AHFE International Conference on Human Factors in Management and Leadership, 2019 - Washington D.C., United States
Duration: 24 Jul 201928 Jul 2019

Publication series

NameAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Volume961
ISSN (Print)2194-5357

Conference

ConferenceAHFE International Conference on Human Factors, Business Management and Society, and the AHFE International Conference on Human Factors in Management and Leadership, 2019
CountryUnited States
CityWashington D.C.
Period24/07/1928/07/19

Keywords

  • Accounting professionals
  • Econometric modeling
  • Wage discrimination

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