Category Archives: Gender Gap

The narrowing, but persistent, gender gap in pay

from Nikki Graf, Anna Brown and Eileen Patten of the Pew Research Center – The gender gap in pay has narrowed since 1980, but it has remained relatively stable over the past 15 years or so. In 2018, women earned … Continue reading

Posted in Compensation, Gender Gap, Pew Research, Women

Where Blue-Collar America Is Strongest

By Evan Horowitz of FiveThirtyEight – Think the rural heartland is the struggling core of modern America? Actually, America’s middle has been outperforming the coasts for decades. And while Trump’s ascendance has shined a spotlight on the plight of white men left behind … Continue reading

Posted in African-American, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Gender Gap, Politics, Racism, wealth, Women

This is the most sexist place in America. For women born there, it will have significant impacts.

Adapted from a story by The Washington Post’s Christopher Ingraham If you want to move to the least sexist state in America, then head to New Hampshire, according to an index of sexist attitudes developed by economists at the University … Continue reading

Posted in Children, civilization, Demographics, Education, Fairness, Families, Gender Gap, income, Marriage, Science, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, Washington Post

Men, women differ over some qualities they see as essential for political and business leadership

By John Gramlich of the Pew Research Center Men and women in the United States generally agree on many of the personal qualities and competencies they see as essential for political and business leaders to have. But there are notable differences … Continue reading

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Once women overcome early career challenges, they may reap more rewards than male peers, new research shows

By Katherine L. Milkman, professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania There’s still a long way to go and for working women, the news is often demoralizing. We learn of case after case of gross workplace abuses … Continue reading

Posted in Business, civilization, Compensation, Discrimination, Fairness, Gender Gap, income, leadership, Money, Politics, Power, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, Women