When Doing Good Backfires

Previously a huge economic mystery, researchers now think they know why the gender wage gap stopped shrinking during the 1990s.

Where Equal Pay Cost £1.1bn

Whether looking at a city, a firm, or a sports team, we would see that equal pay outlays always have an oppoturnity cost.

The (Hidden) Paternity Leave Problem

A nation’s generous paternity leave policy does not necessarily diminish the size of the gender pay gap or job discrimination against women.

Weekly Roundup: From Slow Mommy Tracks to Fast Wall Street Traders

Our weekly economics news summary included the yuan and foreign exchange, Google and branding, parental leave and incentives, and choosing your own price.