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Competition and the gender pay gap

The gender pay gap: discrimination, culture or women’s preferences? There are so many reasons put forward for the gap’s continued persistence. One possible reason that has been gaining traction is that women may be less competitive compared to men. Are … Continue reading

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The celebrity gender pay gap

More transparency excitement today as the Telegraph reveals how much councils in the UK have been paying for celebrity appearances. Beyond providing thrills to councillors, one wonders exactly how some of these costs are benefiting residents: is it really necessary to have … Continue reading

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Do women just not want to compete?

The gender pay gap is still shockingly large – 22% in the UK according to the National Statistics. There are various reasons put forward for this (aside from outright discrimination), for example, the years taken out of many women’s careers … Continue reading

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