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2013-05-30 23:15:23

Report provides new data and insights into a long standing economic, societal and workplace issue. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 PayScale, Inc. today announced Women at Work: PayScale Redefines the Gender Wage Gap. Based on an analysis of PayScale's 40 million career profiles, the report assesses the following themes and issues:     Overall summary of PayScale´s gender data, showing that the wage gap isn´t as significant as Bureau of Labor...

2013-05-29 09:31:00

Given the chance, women are more likely than men to opt out of a request to give a charitable donation, a group of economists have found. The issue of which gender is more generous has been debated for years. A new field experiment conducted by scholars at the University of Chicago and University of California, Berkeley shows that when it´s easy to avoid making a donation, such as not responding to a door-to-door solicitor, women are less likely than men to give. The results of the...

2013-04-24 16:08:57

As demands for long work hours continue to increase, an Indiana University study found that mothers are more likely than other employees to leave jobs in male-dominated fields. This trend was not seen in balanced or female-dominated occupations. "Mothers were 52 percent more likely than other women to leave their jobs if they were working a 50-hour week or more, but only in occupations dominated by men," said Youngjoo Cha, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at IU...

2013-04-17 12:24:27

-A new study examines the role of the father-son relationship in male-to-male alcohol-related aggression (MMARA). -Findings indicate that negative father-son relationships can play a significant role in fostering young men´s MMARA, particularly when combined with barroom drinking. Alcohol-related aggression is estimated to be involved in half of all assaults globally. In addition, alcohol-related aggression is most likely to occur among young males and usually at a bar or other...

Fewer Women Are In Science Because They Have More Options
2013-03-20 09:13:43

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Having a greater number of career options rather than lack of ability, may help explain why fewer women than men pursue careers in math and science, according to a new study published in the journal Psychological Science. Although the gender gap in mathematics has narrowed in recent years, females are still less likely to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) than their male peers. If...


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