8 steps economists say could help close the gender pay gap

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And this gap isn’t changing very quickly. According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), if the pay gap continues to narrow at the same pace it has over the past 50 years, women will not reach pay parity until 2059. For women of color this date is even further into the future: The IWPR estimates that black women will wait until 2119 for equal pay and Hispanic women will have to wait until 2224.

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