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Accounting for social difference when measuring cultural diversity
In this paper we introduce a measure of cultural diversity that takes ‘social difference’ between country of birth and ethnic groups into account.
We measure social difference using exploratory factor analysis of subjective identity, attitude…
Gendered parenting and the intergenerational transmission of gendered stereotypes: Evidence from the Growing Up in New Zealand survey
This research shows parents are largely not to blame for economic inequality between men and women in Aotearoa New Zealand. Other factors in society, outside parents’ control, are contributing more to ongoing harmful economic gender…