Friday, June 15, 2012
Reality and the Gender Pay Gap
Anyone who believe the over-simplified argument that women in equal jobs are underpaid as compared to men, Needs to learn a little about statistics. Such comparisons are meaningless unless other variable are controlled (held constant). Among these are, for instance, time in service, time in rank, hours worked per year, etc. As this column by Thomas Sowell illustrates, this is another divisive propaganda move by a President who appears to be getting desperate.