Are Too Many Women Crowding out Men in the Job Market?

-- A Mlogit Empirical Test of Occupational Gender Segregation in China


  • Yaning Zhang
  • Youqun Wu



Gender Discrimination in the Labor Market, Gender Occupational Segregation, Multinomial Logit Regression


Occupational gender segregation refers to the imbalance of occupational distribution and the large gap in occupational development between women and men due to gender characteristics, which is an important manifestation of gender discrimination in the labor market. Based on the data of China General Social Survey, the Duncan Index and Carmel-MacLachlan index, two indices measuring gender occupational segregation, were used to perform multiple logit regression for the explained variables with multiple values. Gender occupational segregation was found. Finally, based on the existing research, the regression analysis of the influence of traditional gender concepts and education level shows that the improvement of traditional gender concepts and education level is helpful to weaken gender occupational segregation.


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How to Cite

Zhang, Y., & Wu, Y. (2024). Are Too Many Women Crowding out Men in the Job Market? -- A Mlogit Empirical Test of Occupational Gender Segregation in China. Journal of Innovation and Development, 6(1), 44-49.