The Newest Women’s Soccer Team Victory

Navigating the EEOC, the court system, and collective bargaining, the USWNT fought for decades to win the women’s World Cup soccer lawsuit.

Where (and When) Do Women Earn More?

Whereas a Pew report says that young women’s gender pay gap has disappeared in 22 metropolitan areas, the whole story is not quite as good.

December 2021 Friday’s e-links: “Greedy Work” and Other Labor Market Issues

Our December 2021 e-links continue with a Steven Levitt talk with Harvard’s Claudia Goldin that looks at 50 years of women in labor markets.

Why Your College Major Matters

Trying to understand the gender pay gap, researchers correlated college majors, occupational choices, and wages.

How Skateboarding Took Us Closer to Gender Equity

While female skateboarders had some success with the gender pay gap, it remains for average players and at the top in other sports.

Where Women Have the Most Economic Opportunity

Looking at women’s economic empowerment through a lens that sees eight criteria, we can compare the world’s 190 countries.

Where the Gender Wage Gap Needs to Shrink

Returning to work, we still have a substantial gender wage gap to diminish although its size depends on the occupation and our expectations.

Why Women Want Pay Equity (More Than Equal Pay)

Different from equal pay mandates, New Zealand’s pay equity initiative takes us to the true foundations of the gender pay gap.

Why Our Earnings Are Not What They Seem to Be

Ranging from barely budging to a 32 percent increase, the ups and downs of average hourly earnings can be debated, depending on your numbers.

What Female Soccer Players Hope to Win in Court

In the court battle over the gender pay gap in women’s World Cup soccer, the U.S. national team is citing issues that relate to much more than a sport.