The gender pay gap by the numbers
If We Closed The Pay Gap, Women Could Afford...
- 1 Ariane Hegewisch and Asha DuMonthier, “The Gender Wage Gap: 2015, Annual Earnings Differences by Gender, Race, and Ethnicity” IWPR #C446, (September 2016). https://iwpr.org/publications/the-gender-wage-gap-2015-annual-earnings-differences-by-gender-race-and-ethnicity/. Due to rounding, some totals may sum to 101.
- 2 Francine D Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn, “The gender wage gap: Extent, trends, and explanations,” No. w21913. National Bureau of Economic Research, (2016).
- 3 AAUW, The Simple Truth About the Gender Pay Gap, (Spring 2017). http://www.aauw.org/aauw_check/pdf_download/show_pdf.php?file=The-Simple-Truth
- 4 Ibid.
- 5 National Partnership for Women & Families, "America’s Women and the Wage Gap," (April 2017) http://www.nationalpartnership.org/research-library/workplace-fairness/fair-pay/americas-women-and-the-wage-gap.pdf; "Black Women and the Wage Gap," (March 2017), http://www.nationalpartnership.org/research-library/workplace-fairness/fair-pay/african-american-women-wage-gap.pdf; "Latinas and the Wage Gap" (March 2017). http://www.nationalpartnership.org/research-library/workplace-fairness/fair-pay/latinas-wage-gap.pdf.
- 6 World Economic Forum, The Global Gender Gap Report 2016, (2016). http://reports.weforum.org/global-gender-gap-report-2016/.
- 7 Ibid.
- 8 Ibid.
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