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Flexible schedules, lower pay and women's "Opportunities" in law

Geller, Christopher 2001, Flexible schedules, lower pay and women's "Opportunities" in law, Queensland University of Technology law and justice journal, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 213-222.

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Title Flexible schedules, lower pay and women's "Opportunities" in law
Author(s) Geller, Christopher
Journal name Queensland University of Technology law and justice journal
Volume number 1
Issue number 2
Start page 213
End page 222
Publisher QUT Publications
Place of publication Kelvin Grove, Qld.
Publication date 2001
ISSN 1445-6230
1445-6249
Summary University employment in Australia is experiencing a period of decreased security and compensation. Women tend to have more frequent labour force transitions and respond more to non-employment commitments than do men. Relative to other formal sector employers, universities can offer greater flexibility in work schedules. The law of comparative advantage predicts that universities' flexibility, together with women's labour force characteristics will prompt an expansion of women's employment in universities and in law schools in particular. Changes in employment patterns in Australian law schools confirm to this prediction. Deterioration in employment conditions thus leads to increased female participation in this case.
Language eng
Field of Research 140211 Labour Economics
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30001144

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Economics
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