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The gender wage gap: Evidence from the cohort studies

05 June 2024, 10:30 am–6:00 pm

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Join this event to hear researchers working on gender (in)equality issues as they present their most recent findings and discuss the current situation and future directions.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

All

Availability

Yes

Cost

Free

Organiser

Bozena Wielgoszewska

Location

Reading Room/Lee Library
The British Academy
10-11 Carlton House Terrace
London
SW1Y 5AH

Schedule

  • 10:30 – 11:00 Registration and refreshments
  • 11:00 – 11:05 Welcome and introductions (Professor Alex Bryson, University College London)
  • 11:05 – 11:30 Project overview (Professor Heather Joshi, University College London)
  • 11:30 – 12:30 Keynote Lecture (Professor Abi Adams-Prassl, University of Oxford)
  • 12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
  • 13:30 –14:00 Gender Equality during Covid-19 and Beyond (Dr Bozena Wielgoszewska, University College London)
  • 14:00 – 14:30 Gender wage gap among young adults: a comparison across British cohorts (Dr Francesca Foliano, University College London)
  • 14:30 – 15:00 Gender gaps over time and space (Professor Emma Duchini, University of Essex)
  • 15:00 -15:15 Refreshments
  • 15:15 – 15:45 The careers and wages of women: Commuting, sorting and skills (Professor Monica Costa-Dias, IFS/Bristol University)
  • 15:45 – 16:45 Reflections from policy and practice (Chair: David Wilkinson; Panellists: Faye Law (Acas), Rebecca Thomas (Equality and Human Rights Commission, Gregory Thwaites (Resolution Foundation), Gillian Unsworth (Government Equalities Office))
  • 16:45 – 17:00 Closing remarks (Professor Alex Bryson, University College London)
  • 17:00 – 18:00 Networking reception (Lee Library)

This in-person event will be particularly useful for researchers, policymakers and practitioners concerned with issues related to gender (in)equality. The event is open to all (subject to registration).


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