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Do Women Earn Less than Men?

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Uploaded on Aug 30, 2011

Are women discriminated against in the workplace? Looking at the data, women on average earn an annual wage that is approximately 75% that of men, which many people believe is the result of discrimination. However, when Prof. Steve Horwitz analyzes the data more closely, he finds that women make certain choices, such as career selection and raising children, which tend to result in lower wages than men. These choices could be the result of personal preferences or sexist cultural expectations for women's work, though the relative influence of these two factors remains unclear.

More Information:

Cities Where Women Outearn Male Counterparts: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2010/0...

An Analysis of Reasons for the Disparity in Wages Between Men and Women: http://www.consad.com/content/reports...

Diana Furchtgott-Roth's testimony before the Joint Economic Committee in 2010: http://jec.senate.gov/public/index.cf...

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