Recent data shows that young women earn between 15 and 17 percent less than their male peers in their first year of work after college.
While there are several possible causes, including the persistence of gender-based pay inequality across all ages and fact that women choose lower-earning majors, experts say women's discomfort negotiating plays a major role in the wage gender gap.
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