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Shortchanged : why women have less wealth and what can be done about it

Author: Mariko Lin Chang
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As women seem to play on an increasingly equal playing field in education and the workforce, the difference between the wealth men and women typically possess remains vast. Shortchanged is a fresh,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mariko Lin Chang
ISBN: 9780199896608 0199896607 9780195367690 0195367693
OCLC Number: 840838347
Notes: "Oxford University Press paperback, 2012."
Description: x, 212 p. : ill
Contents: 1. The Women's Wealth Gap: What is it and why do we care? ; 2. Who Has What? ; 3. The Wealth Escalator and the Debt Anchor ; 4. How the Deck is Stacked Against Mothers ; 5. Saving and Investing: Do men and women do it differently? ; 6. Marriage: What's mine is yours? ; 7. Public Solutions: Why equal pay and family-friendly policies aren't enough and what should be done instead ; Appendix Data and Methods ; References ; Index
Responsibility: Mariko Lin Chang.

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