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Women earn less than men overall, but the gender pay gap is smaller in occupations with a higher ratio of male employees, according to study of over 6,000 Germans

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Article URL:  https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0270343

Article Title: The gender pay gap is smaller in occupations with a higher ratio of men: Evidence from a national panel study 

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Author Countries: Germany

Funding: The first author (S.S.) received internal funding by an equal opportunities grant from the equal opportunities office at the University of Bamberg (Grant Number: BA-07022021; see https://www.uni-bamberg.de/en/frauenbeauftragte/support-and-financial-aid-provided-by-the-womens-representatives/step-by-step/). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. There was no additional external funding received for this study. 

Competing Interests: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

 

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