Rotman: Gender and the Economy | October 01, 2015

What are the causes of the gender wage gap? This paper attempts to address this topic by focusing on pay differences within occupations. Using data from 2,548 publicly traded U.S. companies from 1996-2011, research finds the biggest predictors of corporate officers’ compensation levels is the gender and age of their CEO.

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What is your reaction to the fact that the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women will be chaired by a man?