Friday, October 30, 2015
The "Baby Penalty" is Shrinking for Educated White Women
This is a good tool to figure out the baby penalty in long-term wages for women with various characteristics.
The big news of this research is that the gap between mothers and childless women has been shrinking, especially for educated white women.
The reasons are mysterious. I think, as educated women's marriage rates go up, younger married couples are investing more in her career than was true in previous generations.