African Journal of
Business Management

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Bus. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8233
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBM
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 4157

Full Length Research Paper

Is a woman’s name worthless? An experiment related to the gender wage gap

Thorlakur Karlsson
  • Thorlakur Karlsson
  • Department of Psychology, School of Business, Reykjavík University, Reykjavík, Iceland.
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Margret Jonsdottir Njardvik
  • Margret Jonsdottir Njardvik
  • Mundo, Hringbraut 98, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland.
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Holmfridur Vilhjalmsdottir
  • Holmfridur Vilhjalmsdottir
  • Laufasborg, Laufasvegi 53-55, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland.
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  •  Received: 26 May 2020
  •  Accepted: 07 August 2020
  •  Published: 30 September 2020

How to cite this article

APA /
Karlsson, T., Njardvik, M. J., & Vilhjalmsdottir, H. (2020). Is a woman’s name worthless? An experiment related to the gender wage gap. African Journal of Business Management, 14(9), 301-308.
Chicago /
Thorlakur Karlsson, Margret Jonsdottir Njardvik and Holmfridur Vilhjalmsdottir  . "Is a woman’s name worthless? An experiment related to the gender wage gap." African Journal of Business Management 14, no. 9 (2020): 301-308.
MLA /
Thorlakur Karlsson, Margret Jonsdottir Njardvik and Holmfridur Vilhjalmsdottir  . "Is a woman’s name worthless? An experiment related to the gender wage gap." African Journal of Business Management 14.9 (2020): 301-308.