Breadwinner bonus and caregiver penalty

Breadwinner Bonus

In the absence of information, men are often seen as breadwinners and women as caregivers. These assumptions have an impact on the employment conditions that are offered and contribute to a pay gap between male and female candidates. However, as soon as explicit information is given about roles and tasks in the family, this difference disappears or even turns around. Read the full article here.

Bear, J. B., & Glick, P. (2017). Breadwinner bonus and caregiver penalty in workplace rewards for men and women. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 8, 780-788.