How Job Risk and Human Capital Shape Male Lifetime Earnings Disparities

Abstract: Higher unemployment risk and fewer outside job offers appear to be key reasons why some men end up at the bottom of the lifetime earnings distribution for male workers.

Keywords: unemployment risk; human capital; lifetime earnings; earnings disparities; male workers;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Source: On the Economy

Publication Date: 2023-01-19