Why do men still make more money than women?

According to the Wall Street Journal, women earned 76.5 cents for every dollar that men did last year, moving no closer to narrowing a gender pay gap that has barely budged in almost a decade.

Although women now outnumber men in U.S. colleges, economists cite a number of reasons why pay differences persist. Among them is time, with women on average working fewer hours than men, often to care for children or other family members.

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