The Gender Wage Gap Is Much More Complex Than We Thought
New research examines the complexities in the gender wage gap.
By Samantha Cole
Movements need sound bites to spread widely. But in reality, the gender wage gap is much more complex than the single-figure “cents on the dollar” stat that is commonly used as shorthand for the problem.
The recently released “Status of Women in the States: 2015,” a project of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), peels back the layers around the topic, from geography and age to immigration.