Kate Bahn is an economist at the Center for American Progress. Her work has focused on labor markets, retirement, the role of gender in the economy, inequality, and teacher labor markets.
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Tuesday, April 04, 2017
The Value of Equal Pay to the US Economy
This year, Equal Pay Day falls on April 4. This means that the average woman had to work from the start of 2016 through April 4, 2017 to earn as much as an average man did in 2016 alone. Put another way, women currently earn 80 cents for each dollar that men earn. As a result of these factors and...