How seriously people take particular scientific disciplines partly depends on how many women enter them.
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The proportion of women in a discipline influences how rigorous and trustworthy people rate the field overall, as well as whether they categorize a STEM field as a ‘hard’ or ‘soft’ science.
Women may be more team-oriented than men.
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Some suggest women’s lack of competitiveness relative to men is one reason for the persistent gap between how much men and women earn.
Researchers examined the quality of students’ internship experience.
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Findings add to growing concerns about the wage gap between men and women – as well as a gap between Asians and whites.
The gender pay gap has proved difficult to close.
Women make about 81 cents for every dollar a man earns, little changed in recent years. Could more pay transparency change that?
While the gender gap is narrowing, women still do seven hours more housework per week than men (and that doesn’t include the child-caring).
New data show that while the gender gap on housework is narrowing, women still carry the load.
New research shows that parenthood penalises all women, particularly those who are on high incomes, and sets them on a trajectory of lower lifetime earnings relative to their male peers.
New research shows that parenthood contributes to the gender pay gap and penalises all women, particularly those who were on high incomes before having children.
Women on higher incomes see an income boost from reading skills.
Data shows that the gender wage gap can be partially explained by how different skills and psychological traits are treated in the labour market.
One study found women were four times more likely to experience anxiety than their male colleagues in similar jobs.
The long term financial consequences of the pay gap are clear; but could there also been impacts on health?
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Pay transparency laws are the latest effort to eliminate the still-yawning gap between the salaries of men and women. Do they work?
Female university graduates earn less than their male counterparts, and the gap will only widen as they progress through the workforce.
Male university graduates earn more than their female counterparts and the pay gap will likely increase with the more time spent in the workforce, according to new research. A study by Graduate Careers…