ESL Video Quiz: Do women earn less than men?

Quiz by: elenamartinezsanchis
Quiz #: 22316
(ESL Category: listening) An answer to the question of whether there is a gender pay gap or this is due to other reasons.
gender gap, inequality, discrimination, choices 6498




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Women Earn Less than Men? - Learn Liberty

Are women discriminated against in the workplace? Looking at the data, women on average earn an annual wage that is approximately 75% that of men, which many people believe is the result of discrimination. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1HVAtKP However, when Prof. Steve Horwitz analyzes the data more closely, he finds that women make certain choices, such as career selection and raising children, which tend to result in lower wages than men. These choices could be the result of personal preferences or sexist cultural expectations for women's work, though the relative influence of these two factors remains unclear.

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