Equal Pay / Pay Equity

The Economic Impact of Equal Pay by State

Persistent earnings inequality for working women translates into lower lifetime pay for women, less income for families, and higher rates of poverty across the United States. In each state in the country, women experience lower earnings and higher poverty rates than men.

By IWPR|2020-09-10T03:35:40-05:00February 25, 2016|Economic, Security, Mobility, and Equity, Fact Sheet|0 Comments

Equal Pay for Women Can Cut Poverty in Half, Boost Wages Significantly, AND Grow the Economy. Can Any Other Policy Lever Do That?

by Heidi Hartmann, Ph.D. Every September, the U.S. Census Bureau [...]

By IWPR|2015-09-23T18:40:14-05:00September 23, 2015|IWPR|0 Comments

Occupational Segregation and the Gender Wage Gap: A Job Half Done

This report was prepared by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) as a part of a series of Scholars’ Papers sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor Women’s Bureau in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of American Women: Report of the President’s Commission on the Status of Women, 1963.