This paper compares a hypothetical $15 federal minimum wage to the most recent federal minimum wage increase, in 2007, from $5.15 to $7.25.

Severe gender imbalances coupled with the stark income differences across countries are driving an increase in cross-border marriages in many Asian countries.

We study how educational opportunities change adolescents' gender attitudes in Tanzania, using an experiential education program focused on STEM subjects.

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