As Women Take Over a Male-Dominated Field, the Pay Drops

The New York Times

Economic View, 18 March 2016
By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER

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"A new study from researchers at Cornell University found that the difference between the occupations and industries in which men and women work has recently become the single largest cause of the gender pay gap, accounting for more than half of it. In fact, another study shows, when women enter fields in greater numbers, pay declines — for the very same jobs that more men were doing before."

 

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