An alleged “gender pay gap” doesn’t take into account all of the necessary data that explains why men earn more than women, Mackinac Center Editor Lindsey Dodge told MLive. The online news service’s article came about after some legislators in Lansing announced their wishes to further regulate people’s private lives.

“The jobs that typically have more women in them proportionally are generally less dangerous, lower paying, require less travel, more frequently part time, and more likely to be volunteer work,” Dodge explained.

She has also analyzed this issue previously.

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