The Economics of Inequality- The Gender Pay Gap- Part 1

Why do women make less money than men? Is the gender pay gap a myth? Are women being descriminated against since they only earn about 80% of what average men earn? These are great questions.

In this video, I share four reasons that economists give that explain why women make less money than men.It turns out that it has a lot to do with their choices and preferences. I’ve included links to articles, studies, and the data below. Thanks for watching.

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