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Taking a Closer Look at Marital Status and the Earnings Gap


Abstract: Research suggests that married men’s higher income account for a significant portion of the U.S. gender earnings gap. Does this also hold when race is considered?

Keywords: marital status; race; gender; pay gap; wage gap; income inequality;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Source: On the Economy

Publication Date: 2020-09-21