M. B. McElroy's scientific contributions

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... 9 According to neoclassical models, gross earnings are closely related to market productivity. In economic theory, gross earnings reflect a partner's market productivity, and thus together with household productivity, her comparative advantage for market work (Becker, 1965), and her economic autonomy after union dissolution, impacting bargaining power during marriage (Manser & Brown, 1980;McElroy & Horney, 1981). However, individual earnings are not appropriate for measuring individual economic well-being. ...