News tagged with wage gap

The right women for the job

Work in America has changed dramatically in the last century from Henry Ford's moving assembly line to automation today, but arguably the largest change is women. Women's participation in the labor force has nearly doubled ...

dateOct 10, 2017 in Social Sciences
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Gender wage gap narrows in The Netherlands

Whilst the gap may have narrowed over the last few decades, in 2012 male workers still appeared to earn more than their female counterparts in the Netherlands. Significantly more. Given that discrimination according to gender ...

dateJun 28, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Change how we define success in development

Concerns about environmental sustainability and fossil fuel insecurity have convinced many countries to transition to solar, hydro, bioenergy, wind and other renewables. Since producing and distributing renewables is more ...

dateMar 18, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Wage gap linked to high school subject choices

A University of Melbourne study of high school subject choices reveals that girls are less likely to choose science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) subjects than boys, despite many girls testing better in these ...

dateMar 09, 2016 in Social Sciences
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