Gender Inequalities in the Japanese Workplace and Employment: Theories and Empirical Evidence

Author(s)/Editor(s) Written by YAMAGUCHI Kazuo
Publisher Springer
ISBN 9789811376801
Publication Date August 2019

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Impediments to the Advancement of Women in the Japanese Employment System: Theoretical Overview and the Purpose of This Book
Chapter 2. Determinants of the Gender Gap in the Proportion of Managers Among White-Collar Regular Employees
Chapter 3. Causes and Effects of Gender Occupational Segregation: Overlooked Obstacles to Gender Equality
Chapter 4. Gender Income Disparity among White-Collar Regular Employees: Explaining the Causes Responsible for 80% of the Disparity and Its Mechanisms
Chapter 5. Impacts of Companies' Promotion of Work–Life Balance and the Restrictive Regular Employment System on Gender Wage Gap
Chapter 6. Empowerment of Women in the Workplace and Labor Productivity: Which Company Policies Are Effective and Why
Chapter 7. Statistical and Indirect Discrimination: Revisiting the Incentive Problem
Chapter 8. Gender Inequality and Its Irrationality: Implications from the Analytical Results

The book is a slight expansion and a translation by the author of a book originally published in Japanese in 2017.

* Full Text in English.