gender

There’s a big gap between what men and women make in the restaurant industry

The more women get promoted in the restaurant industry, the more likely they are to be underpaid.

Obama’s record on appointing women is much worse than Clinton’s

When it comes to gender diversity, at least, the Obama administration's second to Clinton's -- and a distant second, at that.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Aug 26, 2013

Corporations had ONE JOB on gender diversity. Take a guess on whether they did it.

The SEC requires corporations to explain if they consider diversity in appointing their corporate boards. They don't even do that.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 16, 2013

There’s a big gender gap in CEO pay. Bad negotiating isn’t the reason.

Women executives at S&P 500 companies make 18 percent less than male counterparts. Here's what's really going on.

Funny how gender never came up during Bernanke’s nomination. Or Greenspan’s. Or Volcker’s.

That's how privilege works in practice: Gender is invisible when it comes to male appointees but a constant presence when it comes to female appointees.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jul 31, 2013

The subtle, sexist whispering campaign against Janet Yellen

There's a sexist undercurrent to the commentary on Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jul 19, 2013

The most satisfied military employees? Black women. Least satisfied? White men.

The Pentagon's decision to lift the ban on women in combat roles might be more than a boost to gender equality. It might also prove a boon, surprisingly, to women's job satisfaction.

  • Sarah Kliff
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  • Jan 23, 2013

Why did women do so well in 2012? Because gender bias is declining

When the 113th Congress convenes in January, women will occupy more seats than ever before. Why did women do so well in 2012? Because gender bias – either by the media or the voters – is no longer the impediment to female candidates that it once was.

A closer look at the pay gap, in charts

Women are doing a lot better than they were a half century ago. But men's economic privilege has been dented rather than eroded.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 30, 2012