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Source: Center for the Study of Urban Poverty, University of California, Los Angele
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1. Anderson, Carolyn S.
Part-Time Industry, Women's Attachment to the Labor Force, and the Hourly Wage
Working Paper, Center for the Study of Urban Poverty, University of California - Los Angeles, [N.D.]
Cohort(s): Mature Women
Publisher: Center for the Study of Urban Poverty, University of California, Los Angeles
Keyword(s): Employment, Part-Time; Labor Force Participation; Labor Market Segmentation; Occupations, Female; Racial Differences; Wages, Women; Work Hours

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This paper analyzes the effects of part-time industries that depend on part-time workers, women's wages, and attachment to the labor force. The institutionalization of part-time labor markets has accompanied the increased labor force participation of married women and mothers since World War II. While much has been made of the accommodation of industry to women's need for part-time work, the growth of part-time jobs now outpaces the growth in the number of workers who work part-time because they choose to do so and more women workers than ever before are limited to part-time work despite their stated preference for full-time work. The analyses of data are from the 1967-1984 panels of the Mature Women Cohort of the National Longitudinal Surveys which show that part- time industries impose lasting constraints on the hourly wage and ongoing attachment to the labor force for both black and white women workers irrespective of whether they work full- or part-time.
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Anderson, Carolyn S. "Part-Time Industry, Women's Attachment to the Labor Force, and the Hourly Wage." Working Paper, Center for the Study of Urban Poverty, University of California - Los Angeles, [N.D.].