The True Story of the Gender Pay Gap

Source: Stephen J. Dubner, Freakonomics Radio, January 7, 2016

The gist: discrimination can’t explain why women earn so much less than men. If only it were that easy. …. In some ways it’s a self-inflicted wound — women make choices that lead to smaller monetary returns. On the other hand, society is set up in such a way that those choices are often not really very optional. So, what’s to be done about it? …..