Jane vs Joe: mapping out the gender pay gap
By Cristian Angeloni, 5 Apr 19
It is well-known that women tend to earn less than men – but what are the true consequences of that?
Headlines around the world have been dominated by the issue of gender pay and there has been a lot of conversation on how to to tackle it.
But what is the real impact that it has on women’s lives?
UBS Wealth Management ran a study called Jane and Joe to illustrate exactly that.
In the US, Joe and Jane enter the workplace at age 25 on the same salary of $110,000 (£84,427; €97,977) and have the same investable assets (Figure 1).
Click through the slides above to see the reality of what women face when it comes to their struggle against pay inequality.