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Equal Pay Day: What Does the Gender Pay Gap Actually Tell Us?

Although polemical, this piece by American Enterprise Institute economist Mark J. Perry invites its reader to engage in critical thinking about what the gender pay gap – the percentage difference in median earnings between men and women – does and

Equal Pay Day: What Does the Gender Pay Gap Actually Tell Us?

Although polemical, this piece by American Enterprise Institute economist Mark J. Perry invites its reader to engage in critical thinking about what the gender pay gap – the percentage difference in median earnings between men and women – does and

Is ‘Equal Pay For Equal Work’ Always Essential (even when differences are non-discriminatory)?

Is it wrong to pay two people differently for the same work, even if neither is (or both are!) members of the same socio-cultural group? That is, is it wrong to pay two people of the same gender, or the

Is ‘Equal Pay For Equal Work’ Always Essential (even when differences are non-discriminatory)?

Is it wrong to pay two people differently for the same work, even if neither is (or both are!) members of the same socio-cultural group? That is, is it wrong to pay two people of the same gender, or the

Unequal Pay in Women’s Sport

Two linked stories, here, worth reading and contrasting. Both are about how much female athletes get paid. One is about tennis, and the other is about soccer. Interesting to note that the pay discrepancy noted in tennis is tiny, percentage

Unequal Pay in Women’s Sport

Two linked stories, here, worth reading and contrasting. Both are about how much female athletes get paid. One is about tennis, and the other is about soccer. Interesting to note that the pay discrepancy noted in tennis is tiny, percentage

Are Declining U.S. Dynamism and Increasing Inequality Linked?

Declining economic dynamism is a concern we usually associate with the U.S. political ‘right’. Increasing economic inequality is a concern we usually associate with the U.S. political ‘left’. This piece in The Atlantic is interesting because it advances a thesis

Are Declining U.S. Dynamism and Increasing Inequality Linked?

Declining economic dynamism is a concern we usually associate with the U.S. political ‘right’. Increasing economic inequality is a concern we usually associate with the U.S. political ‘left’. This piece in The Atlantic is interesting because it advances a thesis

An X-Files Mystery: Gender Pay Inequity or BATNA?

Few would deny the intuitive appeal of the concept of ‘equal pay for equal work’, but is acting in a television series the sort of work for which the concept makes sense? Here, Gillian Anderson claims to be fighting the

An X-Files Mystery: Gender Pay Inequity or BATNA?

Few would deny the intuitive appeal of the concept of ‘equal pay for equal work’, but is acting in a television series the sort of work for which the concept makes sense? Here, Gillian Anderson claims to be fighting the

Gender Pay Gap Higher in Canada

According to this report by a consulting firm, the gender pay gap (women getting paid less, despite similar jobs and similar qualifications) is surprisingly high in Canada. One interesting question comes to mind: given this pronounced statistical difference, how are

Gender Pay Gap Higher in Canada

According to this report by a consulting firm, the gender pay gap (women getting paid less, despite similar jobs and similar qualifications) is surprisingly high in Canada. One interesting question comes to mind: given this pronounced statistical difference, how are

Essay Topics: Business Ethics & CSR

Are you a student looking for an essay topic to write on, related to either business ethics or Corporate Social Responsibility? Are you an instructor looking for a topic to assign your class? Check out this list, each of which is

Essay Topics: Business Ethics & CSR

Are you a student looking for an essay topic to write on, related to either business ethics or Corporate Social Responsibility? Are you an instructor looking for a topic to assign your class? Check out this list, each of which is

Should Democrats Boycott In-N-Out for Donating to the GOP?

One of the fallouts of the Outrage Era is making boycotting the first resort in any moral, political, social, or environmental disagreement. Here, a California Democratic Party leader urged a boycott of celebrated California burger chain In-N-Out Burger upon learning

Should Democrats Boycott In-N-Out for Donating to the GOP?

One of the fallouts of the Outrage Era is making boycotting the first resort in any moral, political, social, or environmental disagreement. Here, a California Democratic Party leader urged a boycott of celebrated California burger chain In-N-Out Burger upon learning

U.S. 7th Circuit to Taxi Owners re Uber: Property ≠ Right to Be Free From Competition

Taxi medallion owners in Chicago and Milwaukee sued their respective cities for letting rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft compete with licensed taxis. Among the most novel of the medallion owners’ arguments was that permitting such competition amounts to a

U.S. 7th Circuit to Taxi Owners re Uber: Property ≠ Right to Be Free From Competition

Taxi medallion owners in Chicago and Milwaukee sued their respective cities for letting rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft compete with licensed taxis. Among the most novel of the medallion owners’ arguments was that permitting such competition amounts to a

Is Research Funded By Interested Parties the Same As Bad Research?

One of the worst aspects of ‘gotcha’ journalism is that it dulls our critical faculties while purporting to sharpen them. Here, it is implied strongly that readers should discount a study purporting to show that consuming diet soft drinks is

Is Research Funded By Interested Parties the Same As Bad Research?

One of the worst aspects of ‘gotcha’ journalism is that it dulls our critical faculties while purporting to sharpen them. Here, it is implied strongly that readers should discount a study purporting to show that consuming diet soft drinks is