Gender & the Wage Gap

Background Information

More books and videos on the wage gap can be found using the Library's catalog.

Closing the Gender Gap: Job Club [Streaming Video] Online only
Gender in the Workplace: A Case Study Approach Online only
Gendered Tradeoffs: Family, Social Policy, and Economic Inequality in Twenty-one Countries HD 6060. P 48 2009
Pay Gap: Sexism or Something Else? [Streaming Video] Online only
Selling Women Short: Gender Inequality on Wall Street HG 4928.5 R 68 2006
Why Can't a Woman Earn as Much as a Man? [Streaming Video] Online only
Why Men Earn More: The Startling Truth Behind the Pay Gap—And What Women Can do About it Online only
Why Women Earn Less: How to Make What You're Really Worth Online only

Journal Articles

Academic Search Premier
This general database contains current news as well as scholarly literature about business, management, and more.
Business Source Premier
BSP is a large, comprehensive database that includes company and business research, articles about marketing and management, and much more.
EconLit
This database takes a broader view than the other business databases. It focuses on economics, consumer and business behavior, economic forecasting, and more.
JSTOR
JSTOR is a historic journal archive that includes several decades' worth of business and economic research.
ScienceDirect Social Sciences and Humanities
This database also provides extensive research on economics.

Web Resources

Equal Pay
This site was created by the US Department of Labor to serve as a hub for reports, statistics, and information about the wage gap.
The Simple Truth About the Gender Pay Gap
This report, written by the American Association of University Women, is regularly updated with data from the Census Bureau and the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It can be used to see the current state of the wage gap across the country.