gender pay gap

  • Feminism

    It Is Completely Unsurprising That Women Avoid Promotions at Work

    A group of women researchers at Harvard recently released the results of a study in PNAS with the title “Compared to men, women view professional advancement as equally attainable, but less desirable.” As the study title suggests, through a series of surveys they determined that women are less likely to desire a promotion or a high-powered position in their careers. This…

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  • Anti-Science
    PayScale Infographic showing that in 6 fields men only make a couple percentages more in wages then women in the same jobs

    Bad Chart Thursday: Redditors Prove the Gender Wage Gap is a Myth

    Ladies, you can all stop complaining about not being paid as much as men because Reddit has determined that there is no gender wage gap. Reddit user Rhiever posted in r/dataisbeautiful an article that proves the gender wage gap doesn’t exist, writing “When you compare salaries for men and women who are similarly qualified and working the same job, no…

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  • Featured
    Study results showing that women and men were assigned equal bonuses in the non-merit condition but men got higher bonuses in the merit condition

    The Paradox of Meritocracy

    I’ve written about the gender pay gap before and every time I do I get people who respond by insisting that there is perfect equality in the workplace and any imbalances that exist must be because women have different preferences and make different choices that result in them making less money in their careers. Anyone who has ever worked for…

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