Interesting Study of the Day. New research provides evidence that birth control and contraception availability may have a hand in closing the gender pay gap. A study done by the University of Michigan looked at the lives of more than 4,000 women and found there to be a correlation between earlier access to contraception and likelihood of a higher wage earning later in life. 
One of the researchers, Martha Bailey, said:

We found that women who had early access to the pill in the 1960s and 1970s earned 8 percent more on average by the 1980s and 1990s than women without early access.

Read the U of M paper: “The Opt-In Revolution? Contraception and the Gender Gap in Wages.”
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[Huffington Post]

Interesting Study of the Day. New research provides evidence that birth control and contraception availability may have a hand in closing the gender pay gap. A study done by the University of Michigan looked at the lives of more than 4,000 women and found there to be a correlation between earlier access to contraception and likelihood of a higher wage earning later in life. 

One of the researchers, Martha Bailey, said:

We found that women who had early access to the pill in the 1960s and 1970s earned 8 percent more on average by the 1980s and 1990s than women without early access.

Read the U of M paper: “The Opt-In Revolution? Contraception and the Gender Gap in Wages.”

Photo: AFP/Getty

[Huffington Post]

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