Effect of motherhood on pay – methodology and full results presents the methodology and analysis we used in our investigation of a ‘motherhood penalty’ in New Zealand. It is intended for those interested in the technical details behind the findings we present in Effect of motherhood on pay – summary of results.
This report addresses the following research questions:
- Is there a gender pay gap when controlling for age?
- Is there a motherhood penalty?
- If a motherhood penalty exists, does it differ between full-time and part-time work?