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Saturday, May 09, 2009

Gender discrimination in workplace

I can hardly see how the gender wage gap can be explained by differences in productivity levels. The only conclusion is gender discrimination still exists in today's workplace. The positive news is the gap has been shrinking: in 1980, the gap between male and female was 36%; in most recent 2008 data, the gap reduced to 20%.



(click to enlarge; source: News N Economics)