2004
Volume 96, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0025-9454
  • E-ISSN: 1876-2816

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Abstract

In this article, we investigated whether and how the progression of women and men to management roles differs, and which factors can explain these differences. Drawing on data from the Dutch Labour Supply Panel, we found that men more often progressed to management roles than women, especially to the most senior roles. The findings confirm our hypotheses that women less often progress to management and the most senior roles because they work part-time much more often than men and less often work overtime. Our analyses provide no confirmation for the expectation that support from the employer makes a difference.

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