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Another View of the Gender Earnings Gap

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Tweet   Written by: Jamie M. Lewis, Ph.D., Statistician, Fertility and Family Statistics Branch In 2014, the female-to-male earnings ratio stood at 0.79, indicating that the median earnings of women who worked full time, year-round was 79 percent of what … Continue reading

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Income vs. Earnings

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Tweet Income and earnings are often confused. In reality, earnings are just one kind of income. Every year, the Census Bureau collects data on how much money households obtain from 50 different sources, all of which we label “income.” Earnings, … Continue reading

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