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    Dr. Angela Dills is a labor economist who teaches at Western Carolina University and whose work focuses on the economics of education, crime, and health. In this episode of Acton Line, Angela and Dan Hugger discuss her research into the gender wage gap. Do women really earn only $0.83 for every $1.00 a men earn? Do the data represent a true “apples to apples” comparison? How much of the gender wage gap can be accounted for by discrimination? How do women participate in the labor market differently than men? What are promising new avenues of research that help economists understand the gender pay gap better?

    Angela Dills | Western Carolina University

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    How to Achieve Gender Equality in Pay | Milken Institute Review 

    Female Labor Force Intermittency and Current Earnings | SSRN

    The Gender Wage Gap: Extent, Trends, and Explanations | Journal of Economic Literature

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