Your post should be no longer than 2-3 paragraphs and should show your understanding of the week’s readings and lectures. Simply posting your opinion will not guarantee you any points for the week. You must be able to make intelligent connections between the discussion question topic and course content. Your response should reference relevant concepts, theories, and/or findings from the textbook, additional readings, and lectures.
1. Does the gender wage gap exist?
2. What is the evidence for and against the existence of a gender wage gap?
3. What are the various factors that affect how people come to claim that the wage gap does or does not exist?
Here are some resources to get you started, but be sure to cite other sources, including empirical research (some resources can be found under “Additional Readings” in this week’s module), in your argument as well: