The Gender Pay Gap

  title={The Gender Pay Gap},
  author={Francine D. Blau},
Lawrence M. Kahn [*] Over the past 25 years, the gender pay gap has narrowed dramatically in the United States. In our recent research, we analyze the sources of the relative wage gains for women in the United States, and we study the determinants of gender differences in pay using international comparisons of the gender gap. Trends over the 1980s and 1990s in the United States After a long period of constancy at about 60 percent, the gender pay ratio in the United States started to increase in… Expand
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