Stephen Kinsella: What explains the gender pay gap?

Stephen Kinsella: What explains the gender pay gap?

'It’s not discrete elements of the system we can improve, It’s the structure of the system itself'

There are around 4.76 million people in the Republic of Ireland. More of them are women than men. In fact, around 53,000 more. On average, it is true, women live longer and, when they enter the labour market, earn less.

There is a gender pay gap. It is the difference between the gross hourly earnings of all working men and those of all working women.

Across the EU and across all sectors, women earn on average 16...

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