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February 2019
Women are going to college and graduating in greater numbers than men. They are also increasingly pursuing high-paying majors in STEM and business. Yet, women still make just 81 cents for every dollar earned by men, according to new analysis from the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce (Georgetown Center). Even when comparing men and women with equal education, with the same college majors working in the same occupation, women still earn only 92 cents for every dollar earned by men, says the report, Women Can’t Win: Despite Making Educational Gains and Pursuing High-Wage Majors,...