The solution is studios putting out more films with women at the center, marketing them well and audiences buying tickets, Schaffer says. The employees in question are performing not just similar work, but the same work—in unionized positions and under government employers. While there are so many ways to explain the gender pay gap, it's clear it starts far before a woman ever actually gets her first job. For example, a garbage man is likely paid more than an office administrative assistant, and the first is typically done by a man, the second typically done by a woman. The content the Cato institute produces is propaganda garbage.
W Controversial and exhaustively researched, gender expert Warren Farrell's latest book Why Men Earn More takes as its stunning argument the idea that bias-based unequal pay for women is largely a myth, and that women are most often paid less than men not because they are discriminated against, but because they have made lifestyle choices that affect their ability to earn. Farrell clearly defines the 25 different workplace choices that affect women's and men's incomes -- including putting in more hours at work, taking riskier jobs or more hazardous assignments, being willing to change location, and training for technical jobs that involve less people contact -- and provides readers with specific, research-supported ways for women to earn higher pay. It's kind of a wakeup call that there's such a large gap, he said, theorizing that the remaining 5 percent difference is probably due to a mix of workplace bias against women and possibly also against women of color -- as the Glassdoor data didn't consider race or ethnicity. It's the one book to destroy them all, it's the sunlight to the vampires, insecticide to pests, water to the fire and diet to obesity. It found that each additional inch of height makes one slightly more likely to be an entrepreneur, as opposed to working a desk job. I read this book because it was recommended when I read What Color is your Parachute.
Gay People Make More Money Than Their Straight Peers - Tonic window. Jennifer Lawrence is one of the biggest stars in the world, and the fact she is paid less on an annual basis for all her accomplishments illustrates the work that needs to be done. For comparison purposes, the U. This book is about the gender pay gap, that women earn 80% of what men earn the common percentage, 57%, is extremely out-dated. According to this theory, matrimony is a kind of college for the emotions, instilling partners with a very valuable set of non-cognitive traits. And while easy to read, the informality of the language detracts from what should be more forceful information.
As a matter of fact, most people presently in the work force were raised in families where Dad not only made most of the money but also made most of the important decisions. Photograph by Darren Calabrese More robust research shows there are kernels of truth in the arguments for the gap. The Journal of Labor Economics, January 1985, Vol. Indigenous women earn as little as 46 cents on the dollar. For that reason, this complaint, which was filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, is intriguing. The gap shrinks a lot, but it doesn't go away.
If you specialize in making money, and will do whatever it takes to make money, you will make more than the person who wants to make enough to live on, and also enjoy their life. In an interesting twist, there is evidence that physical attractiveness—which is normally associated with desirability as a mate—also tends to have a positive effect on wages. The bias that Gregor showed to be embedded into human social life plays out quantifiably in the professional world: In Western countries, a jump from the 25th percentile of height to the 75th—about four or five inches—is associated with an increase in salary. Or that we know about the men vs. Contrary to popular belief, in many ways the mainstream film industry remains a staunch supporter and reinforcer of the status quo, particularly when we are talking about gender, race, and similar issues. Even the most entrenched traditionalist knows, on some level, that such rigid ideas about who does what have to be reconsidered when the woman is slugging it out in the workplace just like her spouse.
People who study relationships are, of course, studying this phenomenon as well. These qualities can be used by either party to evaluate how successful the man might be in his career and in his marriage. Meanwhile, have found that taller people are inherently smarter: As early as age three, they do better on aptitude tests. It's fair to say got a raw deal compared to her male peers. Please reload the page and try again.
This year's study used data from a more comprehensive, longitudinal study - the Panel Study of Income Dynamics. We realize that everything worthwhile requires years of struggle even love! We learn that moods pass, fights get forgotten, forgiveness is possible. Since men still earn more money, Why Men Earn More introduces to women the 25 ways to higher pay, showing which trade-offs lead to how much increase in pay, creating for women an opportunity to decide which trade-offs are worth it given her individual personality and current goals. But it's getting way more Hollywood buzz now in part thanks to agitation by such boldfaced names as Oscar winners Cate Blanchett, Patricia Arquette and Jennifer Lawrence. Baked into the wage gap numbers are more slippery factors like sexual harassment and overt discrimination.
Theories about why employers pay married men more center-even in 2011-on a spouse at home who frees a husband from domestic tasks that sap his productivity at work. In other words, men who possess the qualities that make them good workers also possess the qualities that make them more likely to marry and stay married. Farrell reconstructing our vision, allowing the discovery of opportunities for women that were missed when our binoculars were focused on discrimination against women. Farrell concludes this chapter with a humorous view of what comparable worth might look like were it proposed by men. To help parse the disagreement, de Linde Leonard and Stanley use a technique called meta-regression analysis.