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The impact of a sustained gender wage gap on the Australian economy

This NATSEM report, commissioned by the Federal Government, finds that the gender wage gap has a substantial effect on Australia’s economic performance, measured in terms of GDP per capita. Removing the effects associated with being a woman (60 percent of the wage gap), could see an improvement in GDP of around $56 billion per year.

Report (15/03/10) from Australia. Office for Women