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Evaluate the ethical, legal, and related economic issues related sex wage discrimination in the workplace and to potential solutions.

Are there ethical, legal, or economic issues with sex wage discrimination? If so, what are they, and how can they be overcome?

Are there any ethical, legal, or economic issues with any of the possible solutions? If so, can they be overcome or do some of the possible solutions need to be ruled out based on these potential issues?

Once the evaluation is complete, determine which solutions are no longer relevant and narrow down a list of possible solutions. Be sure to indicate which solutions will no longer be explored for potential application to your project.

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Google Scholar [links]:
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(1) Halaby, C. N. (1979). Job-specific sex differences in organizational reward attainment: Wage discrimination vs. rank segregation. Social Forces, 58(1), 108-127.
http://sf.oxfordjournals.org/content/58/1/108.short

(2) Oaxaca, R. L., & Ransom, M. R. (1994). On discrimination and the decomposition of wage differentials. Journal of econometrics, 61(1), 5-21.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0304407694900744

(3) Madden, Janice Fanning. "The persistence of pay differentials: The economics of sex discrimination." Women and work: An annual review 1 (1985): 76-114.

(4) Carlsson, M., Reshid, A. A., & Rooth, D. O. (2014). Explaining the Gender Wage Gap Among Recent College Graduates-Pre-Labor Market Factors or Employer Discrimination?
https://medarbetare.lnu.se/polopoly_fs/1.109960!Explaining%20Gender%20Wage%20Gap%20Among%20Recent%20College%20Graduates.pdf

(5) Leader, L. E. (2014). The Equal Pay Act of 1963. Wages & Hours: Law and Practice, 1.
https://litigation-essentials.lexisnexis.com/webcd/app?action=DocumentDisplay&crawlid=1&doctype=cite&docid=1-10+Wages+%26+Hours%3A+Law+and+Practice+10.syn&srctype=smi&srcid=29B0&key=33e0d2d32a59d206874d28b5f534c71c

(6) Shatnawi, D., Oaxaca, R., & Ransom, M. (2014). Movin'on up: Hierarchical occupational segmentation and gender wage gaps. The Journal of Economic Inequality, 12(3), 315-338.
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10888-013-9257-4

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Gender Discrimination Is at the Heart of the Wage Gap | TIME:
http://time.com/105292/gender-wage-gap/

"A Harvard economist demonstrated that inequalities in pay aren't due to job tenure, hours worked or individual choices both sexes make..."

The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap (Spring 2015); American Association of University ...

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Evaluate the ethical, legal, and related economic issues related sex wage discrimination in the workplace and to potential solutions.
Are there ethical, legal, or economic issues with sex wage discrimination in the itself? If so, what are they, and how can they be overcome?
Are there any ethical, legal, or economic issues with any of the possible solutions? If so, can they be overcome or do some of the possible solutions need to be ruled out based on these potential issues?
Once the evaluation is complete, determine which solutions are no longer relevant and narrow down a list of possible solutions. Be sure to indicate which solutions will no longer be explored for potential application to your project.
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