What is the Real Gender Wage Gap?

It is tough to identify the gender wage gap and why we have it but I think a group of people who live in Northeast India provide some pretty good answers. But first… The U.S. Gender Pay Gap If w…

Gender Issues: The Second Glass Ceiling

By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School A recent study shows that the glass ceiling not only pertains to employment, but also to marriage.  The results demonstrate that as women ea…

Women's Wages

I just learned that April 17 was Equal Pay Day. Assuming that the average woman earns 22 percent less than the average man, she would have to work until mid-April to equal his pay. For women’s p…

Female Human Capital

To one group of economists, oral contraception is all about human capital. 1970 appears to have been a turning point. 40 years ago, increasingly, women started entering law school, medical school and …

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