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Segregación en el empleo por sexo. Salario y ocupación en los modelos de industrialización de las regiones centro-occidente y fronteriza

Author(s): Myriam Guadalupe Colmenares López

Journal: Frontera Norte
ISSN 0187-7372

Volume: 18;
Issue: 35;
Start page: 87;
Date: 2006;
Original page

This research analyzes the labor´s sex segregation and its association with the wage differ-ence in the model of industrial development of import substitution as well as in theexportation industrial model, comparing the Guadalajara and El Salto metropolitan zoneand the city of Tijuana betwen 1989 and 1999.The segregation analyzis is based on a study of the concentration indexes and asynthetic segregation index. Their interrelationship with wages levels of every industrialbranch allows the study of the association between segregation by sex and salary differ-ences. The conclusion of this research is that the Guadalajara and El Salto metropolitanzone presents a stronger sexual segregation in the industry than in Tijuana, despite bothcities converge toward the same model of industrialization and exportation.

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