The gender pay gap

Publication type

Parliamentary Paper

Authors

Feargal McGuinness and Doug Pyper

Publication date

Series Number

7068

Summary

This briefing paper provides statistics on the size of the gender pay gap in the UK, looks at some of the reasons why the gender pay gap arises and discusses the duty on large employers to report on the size of the gender pay gap in their workforce.

Subjects

Labour Market, Labour Economics, Public Policy and Wages And Earnings

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Notes

References: Costa Dias, M., Joyce, R., and Parodi, F. (2018) 'Wage progression and the gender wage gap: the causal impact of hours of work', IFS Briefing Notes, No. BN223. London: Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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