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January 09, 2013

When Pittsburgh men lost jobs in the '80s, women stepped in to save economy: Sabina Deitrick & Chris Briem in the Post-Gazette

Posted on Wednesday, January 09, 2013 at 12:05 pm ET

Thursday, December 27, 2012
by Ann Belser / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
When Pittsburgh men lost jobs in the '80s, women stepped in to save economy


An UCSUR report authored by Sabina Deitrick, Susan B. Hansen, and Christopher Briem is highlighed in this article.

"A paper on the wage disparity published by Sabina Dietrick, a University of Pittsburgh economics professor, and her colleague Christopher Briem shows that in 2000 women earned between 75 percent and 71 percent of the earnings of male workers, depending on education."

Read more here.

The Report: Gender wage disparity in the Pittsburgh region: Analyzing Causes and Differences in the Gender wage gap

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