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Why Men Don’t Make More Than Women Infographic

Why women actually don't make less than men

The claim that women make 77 cents to every dollar men make disregards many choices women make, leading to false claims on social inequality and skewing gender debates.

It’s true, but only if you don’t account for occupations, positions, education, job tenure and hours worked per week which lower the wage gap to about a nickel.

What’s really going on then?

Expectations and sex-based stereotypes push men towards STEM careers (Science Technology Engineering math) and women towards “pink-collar” health and education jobs. The real wage gap is expanded by common choices by gender, like what college major you choose. Males overwhelmingly choose higher paying majors, females lower paying majors. This is abased not…

Finding Better Schools and Affordable Homes in the Suburbs

Families often move out of the city to the suburbs for more affordable housing (or more space) and better schools for the kids. Quoctrung Bui and Conor Dougherty for The Upshot plot these two things, average price per square foot and school district performance, to compare against the respective city.

In addition, there are two more encoded variables in each bubble. Size represents population, and color…

The Super Bowl’s Super Ad Spending

Super Bowl commercials have always been intriguing. We can’t help but wonder how companies pulled off those ideas. How long did they prepare it? How much did they pay for the actors? How much did it cost them? And the most intriguing question: was it worth the expense?

According to a Carnegie Mellon University Professor Michael D. Smith, Super Bowl is one of the last remaining ways to reach a mass audience. No doubt business titans would do everything…

How big is Amazon? [Infographic]

One of today’s largest and well-established tech giants, Amazon has been providing their customers quality service for years. From books, appliances, apparels, furniture, to the latest gadgets, we all run to Amazon to buy what we need. Seems like the tech titan has become part of life—it’s hard to shop without them.

With Amazon’s continuous growth, we can’t help but wonder how big their company is. How many employees have they? How do they…