Kay Hymowitz, author of Manning Up, offers up a lively analysis of the salary gender gap.
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August 02, 2011
June 14, 2011
How much of the salary gender gap is due to gender differences in negotiating? My guess: a lot.
May 24, 2011
Women and minorities tend to shun the majors that lead to the best paying jobs, which lies at the heart of the overall gender pay gap (not the true apples to apples issue, where male/female engineers hold the exact same position but are paid differently.) What's important to keep in mind, however, ...
May 04, 2011
And another side to the gender wage gap issue, from WeNews.
April 13, 2011
True, I dislike this topic, but given that I ran a piece by a skeptic it's only fair I post this from The Washington Post.
April 12, 2011
I have a confession: I really dislike the debate over whether women are discriminated against in pay. It has nothing to do with the boy troubles, and yet it is always cited when the boy troubles are raised. Which is why I am forced to keep the blog's library stocked with debates on the issue. This f...
March 11, 2011
I can't prove it through research, but as a parent I pick this factor -- avoiding tough and uncomfortable negotiations -- as a huge player. Women need to get a lot better at this, and the "cure" starts with parenting.
February 18, 2011
Hanna Rosin, who wrote the "End of Men" cover story in The Atlantic, explores the growing number of women who out earn their husbands. To me, the relevant part of this trend lies in the marriage formation stage, better known as the "marriageable mate" dilemma. How many women choose not to marry bec...
February 18, 2011
Regardless of what you believe causes the gender gap in pay, this is a pretty amazing chart, reproduced by The New York Times.
December 19, 2010
As in the United States and Britain, they are closing fast, due almost entirely to the education gaps.