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The Gender Pay Gap

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  • Blau Francine D
  • Kahn Lawrence M

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After decades of near constancy at 40 cents on the dollar, the gender pay gap has declined markedly. Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn document these developments and explore the reasons both for the remaining gender pay gap and changes in the gap over time.

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Article provided by De Gruyter in its journal The Economists' Voice.

Volume (Year): 4 (2007)
Issue (Month): 4 (June)
Pages: 1-6

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