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Shortchanged Why Women Have Less Wealth and What Can Be Done about It

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ISBN-10: 0199896607

ISBN-13: 9780199896608

Edition: 2012

Authors: Mariko Lin Chang

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Women now receive more college degrees than men, and enter the workforce with better job opportunities than ever before. Indeed, the wage gap between men and women has never been smaller. So why does the typical woman have only 36 cents for every dollar of wealth owned by the typical man? How is it that never-married women working full-time have only 16% as much wealth as similarly situated men? And why do single mothers have only 8% of the wealth of single fathers?The first book to focus on the differences in wealth between women and men,Shortchangedis a compelling and accessible examination of why women struggle to accumulate assets, who has what, and why it matters. Mariko Lin Chang…    
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Book details

List price: $34.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/12/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.21" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English