Shantanu has completed his M.Phil. and Masters in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics. He holds a Bachelors in Economics from the University of Delhi. He is currently an (Ad-hoc) Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Delhi (Lady Shri Ram College). In the past, he has worked as a short-term consultant on various projects with the World Bank. He has also worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers as a consultant in the Government Reforms and Infrastructure Development (GRID) practice. His research interests are in labour economics and applied econometrics.
Women and the Indian job market: Glass ceiling or sticky floor?
10 Jun 2016
The gender wage gap among regular wage and salaried workers in India was 49% in 2009-10. This column finds the bulk of the gap is due to discrimination against women in the job market, rather than different wage earning potential of men and women. The gender wage gaps are higher among lower earning workers.
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