BUSTING THE GENDER PAY GAP MYTHS

Former IWF Economic Project Director Amy Holmes separates the facts from the fiction on the gender wage gap.
DATE: 04/08/2014

Discussion Questions

1. Even though the gap is not as large as many believe, should women still be making the exact same amount of money as men in all cases? Why or why not?

2. What are some reasons men are sometimes paid more? Discuss some of the reasons in the video. Do you think they are fair? Defend your answer.

3. Should government be involved in setting wages for employees? What are some other ways this issue could be addressed? Do you feel the issue needs to be addressed at all?

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