John Phelan

Recent blog posts by this author

Harvard Study: Gender Pay Gap Explained Entirely by Work Choices of Men and Women

"Gender pay gap is worse than thought: Study shows women actually earn half the income of men,” NBC announced recently in reference to a report titled “Still a Man’s Labor Market” by the Washington-based Institute for Women’s Policy...

What CNN Gets Wrong in Its Coverage of Seattle's New Minimum Wage Law

Economic theory has a few things to say about what will happen to the quantity demanded of something if you raise its price. But activists—and a few economists—have argued that, for various reasons, when the quantity you’re talking about is the...