State of the Union Conference 2018

Why is the gender wage gap still so large? Why is there so much sexual harassment, labor market discrimination, and other forms of gender inequality? And what can be done to reduce gender inequalities … right now? At the fifth annual State of the Union Conference, the country's leading experts examined gender inequality in the United States. 

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State of the Union Report

Gender Identification – Aliya Saperstein, Stanford University

Education – Sean Reardon and Erin Fahle, Stanford University

Health – Mark Duggan and Valerie Scimeca, Stanford University

Employment – Melissa Kearney and Katharine Abraham, University of Maryland

Earnings – Emmanuel Saez, University of California, Berkeley

Poverty – Luke Shaefer, University of Michigan; Marybeth Mattingly, Stanford University; Kathryn Edin, Princeton University

Safety Net – Linda Burton and Whitney Welsh, Duke University; Marybeth Mattingly and Juan Pedroza, Stanford University

Occupational Segregation – Kim Weeden, Cornell University, and Dafna Gelbgiser, Facebook

Discrimination – David Pedulla, Stanford University

Sexual Harassment – Amy Blackstone, University of Maine; Heather McLaughlin, Oklahoma State University; Christopher Uggen, University of Minnesota

Networks – Adina Sterling, Stanford University

Policy – Shelley Correll and Marianne Cooper, Stanford University

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For more information about The State of the Union on Poverty and Inequality, read our past reports:

Hosted by the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, and the Clayman Institute for Gender Research.