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Economics Professor at UTS
Dec 8, 2021 10 tweets 4 min read
Accepted at Journal of Labor Economics! Our paper 'Specialization, Comparative Advantage and the Sexual Division of Labor' concludes that comparative advantage (CA) has little or no role in the sexual division of labor #Econtwitter @SOLE_Labor_Econ… 🧵1/10 Image 2/10 Jointly authored with my outstanding former honours student Rhiannon Yetsenga, we believe this is the most direct test to date of Becker’s CA explanation. This is an ambitious paper, with many challenges, including: