Simulating tough pay bargaining

Can virtual reality help close the gender pay gap?

The numbers always bear repeating: Just a few months shy of what may be the election of America’s first female president, women still make 79 cents for every dollar earned by men, according to the Institute for Women and Policy Research (IWPR). That’s a 21% wage gap that shows up in almost every occupation, across nearly all industries. To be sure, 79 cents represents significant progress since 1964, when the average, full-time working woman made just 59 cents to a man’s dollar. But progress has stalled. ….[READ]

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