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New research shatters outdated pay-gap myth that women don’t negotiate

For decades, a cottage industry of books and workshops has promised to make women better negotiators and help close the gender pay gap. Yet not only does the pay gap persist, it tends to be larger for women who gain advanced business skills.
12-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Berkeley Haas launches Sustainable Business Research Prize

The Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, today announced the launch of the Berkeley Haas Sustainable Business Research Prize. The prize encourages serious research with timely, real-world business-practice applications...
31-May-2023 7:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Stereotypes of Middle-Aged Women as Less Nice Can Hold Them Back at Work

Both men and women are perceived as more capable or effective as they get older, but only women are seen as less warm as they age—causing them to be judged more harshly.
20-Oct-2022 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Undermines the Theory That Depressed People Are Just More Realistic

Are depressed people simply more realistic in judging how much they control their lives, while others view the world through rose-colored lenses, living under the illusion that they have more control than they do? That’s the general idea behind...
10-Oct-2022 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Report reveals inequity in electricity pricing, calls for rate reform to help fight climate change

In a report released today, UC Berkeley researchers analyze the impact of a hidden electricity "tax” on Californians. They recommend two significant policy reforms to ease the burden on low-income households and spur consumer interest in the...
22-Sep-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Who flirts to get ahead at work? Study finds it’s most often subordinate men.

The stereotype of the female secretary who hikes up her skirt to get a promotion is as pervasive as the powerful male boss who makes passes at his underlings.
12-Sep-2022 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Finding the real reasons why women earn less than men throughout the world—and how to fix it

About half of the world’s population is self-employed, and self-employed women earn only about half as much as men, according to the World Bank. Social scientists believed for years that increasing women’s access to capital would shrink the...
14-Feb-2022 1:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: What if you knew how much your boss makes?

More states are requiring employers to disclose information about their workers’ salaries with the hope it will reduce gender and racial pay gaps. But increasing pay transparency can also have some surprising impacts on worker productivity,...
14-Feb-2022 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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