An economist explains why women are paid less
In rich countries, women enjoy the same education as men - but still fall short on salaries
Laura D'Andrea TysonDistinguished Professor of the Graduate School, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
Ceri ParkerPreviously Commissioning Editor, Agenda, World Economic Forum
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