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Claudia Goldin

Why Women Can't Be Paid Like Men: Blame It on Rosie the Riveter

Joanna L. Krotz | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Joanna L. Krotz

The pace of change remains glacial. Women continue to earn less than men in all ten fields monitored by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of July 2015, including management, professional, service and farming sectors.

Gender Pay Gap by a Thousand Cuts

Katie Donovan | Posted 03.08.2016 | Business
Katie Donovan

I think the Complete Story of the Gender Pay Gap is still to be written. Claudia Goldin's knowledge and experience in this field is amazing. It is part of the story but I think there is more to be added. We probably will not know everything about the gender pay gap until we succeed at closing it.

The Real Reason Women Still Make Less Than Men

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business

President Barack Obama is proposing a cool solution to help close the gender pay gap, but it doesn't hit at perhaps the biggest problem keeping women ...

Reshaping What We Think About the Gender Pay Gap

Anastasia T Hou | Posted 07.10.2014 | Business
Anastasia T Hou

The convergence of human capital differences between men and women suggests that there must be another explanation for the remaining gender pay gap.

Women and Work: How Goes the Revolution?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 04.28.2012 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

In 30 years, women are settled in everywhere from the CEO's office to the Supreme Court to the battlefield to earth orbit. The term "first woman" that signified every breakthrough has lost its news value. There is just not that much of note to break through these days. With one exception.

Widening Income Inequality Bad For Economic Growth: IMF Report

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.20.2011 | Business

The widening gap between the wealthy and everyone else in the United States may be hindering a broader economic recovery, according to a new study. ...

EconomiCon 2010

Dylan Brody | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dylan Brody

I got to spend three full days at Economicon 2010 and all I can say is, "Wow!" This thing has really grown since the first year that I went. Adam Smith costumes and Geithner masks abounded.