British gender wage gap 2017

Once again, that explosion of unconscious bias against women when they turn 40, excluding them from promotions, pay rises and wherever possible paying them less for the same job. I do not know anyone can work that out unconsciously when people struggle to get people’s ages right within a decade these days even when they know the person for many months. That is before you introduce the difficulty of judging ages across racial groups. At a minimum, the beauty premium in the labour market, that is the premium for looking younger for women must be enormous.

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Utopia - you are standing in it promotes a classical liberal view of the world and champion the mass flourishing of humanity through capitalism and the rule of law. The origin of the blog is explained in the first blog post at

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