Publication Date

6-5-2001

Abstract

This report examines the trend in the male-female wage gap and the explanations offered for its existence. Remedies proposed for the gender wage gap’s amelioration are addressed, with an in-depth focus on the comparable worth approach to achieving “pay equity” or “fair pay” between women and men.

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Suggested Citation
Levine, L. (2001). The gender wage gap and pay equity: Is comparable worth the next step? Washington, DC: Congressional Research Service.

See also: The Gender Wage Gap and Pay Equity: Is Comparable Worth the Next Step? - Updated December 20, 2004

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