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Gender Pay - Encouraging Signs For Some Businesses, Embarassment For Others

Gender Pay - Encouraging Signs For Some Businesses, Embarassment For Others | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

After a period out of the headlines, the gender pay gap issue has again been thrust back into the limelight .

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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UK Data Service's curator insight, July 26, 2017 5:10 AM
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Four ways the gender pay gap isn't all it seems

Four ways the gender pay gap isn't all it seems | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

An IFS study says men still get paid more on average than women. But some have questioned if that's really what the numbers show.

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The item refers to the the recent release of the Institute for Fiscal Studies report on the gender wage gap.

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UK Data Service's curator insight, August 30, 2016 9:31 AM
This article covers research which uses data held by the UK Data Service.

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The 10 degree subjects that earn you the least money

The 10 degree subjects that earn you the least money | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Former students who hold degrees in the creative arts have been revealed as the nation’s lowest-paid graduates, according to a new report.

Those holding qualifications in subjects such as dance, drama, art and design, or music are, on average, earning no more ten years on from completing their studies than those who did not attend university at all.

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This article is based on a study from the ESRC funded Institute of Fiscal Studies.

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The 'Yes' camp has its work cut out if it's going to persuade Labour affiliates to vote for Scottish independence

The 'Yes' camp has its work cut out if it's going to persuade Labour affiliates to vote for Scottish independence | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
As the vote on Scottish independence gets closer, the polls are steadily narrowing. The Yes camp believes that to win the referendum they need to persuade enough Labour affiliates to back an indepe...
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Craig McAngus is a Research Fellow at the University of Stirling and is currently working on a branch of the ESRC’s Future of the UK and Scotland project which looks at whether Scotland can become a more gender equal society. 

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Sing when you're women: why it's time to take female sports fans seriously

Sing when you're women: why it's time to take female sports fans seriously | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The struggles of being a female sports fan.
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Stacey Pope is Associate Professor in the School of Applied Social Sciences at Durham University, and received ESRC funding. 

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Dwayne Johnson named world's top earning actor as Hollywood pay gap laid bare

Dwayne Johnson named world's top earning actor as Hollywood pay gap laid bare | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Forbes’ annual list shows former wrestler’s earnings to be almost $20m more than Jennifer Lawrence, the world’s highest-paid female actor.

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The results of a recent study, by ESRC funded Institute for Fiscal Studies, on gender inequality in wages was referenced in this article.

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Gloria De Piero: This is no budget for women

Gloria De Piero: This is no budget for women | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

This week, David Cameron is talking about the gender pay gap. It’s good news because for too long this is an issue the Government hasn’t been keen to confront.

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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