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2GENDER PAY GAP NARROWINGGender Pay Gap Narrowing in the United StatesHarrison, C. (2019). Examining the Gender Pay Gap in Sports. Retrieved from: This article address the inconsistent business models in sports, specifically in professionalTennis and Basketball. This article outlines several business model factors that contribute to the pay gap. Such as the percentage of revenue paid to players, amount of time and money spent on marketing games, money paid to players who win tournaments, and quality of commentary during the games. This article uses statistics to shows these inconsistencies. For example, a studyconducted in 2015 found of the 118 hours of sports news broadcasted on ESPN’s “Sports Center”and Fox Sports 1’s “Fox Sports Live”, aired women’s sports approximately 1.8 hours which equated to roughly 1%. Depending on the tournament, Tennis players can have relatively narrow pay gaps or vastly disproportional payouts. Tennis grand slams generally have equal payout for men and women players, while, the winner of the women the Rio De Janerio tournament earned 14% of her male counterpart’s payout. These factors among others contribute to the inconsistences throughout the sport industry. These source can be used to show both sides of the argument. Leith, L.H. (2014). Why do women still earn less than men?. TheMonthly Labor Review: Prepared by the Bureau of Labor. Retrieved from: -men.htmThis article addresses the question, why do women still earn less than men? This article focused on Claudia Goldin’s research from 2014 and utilizes statistics from 1979 and 2012, to answer the question. According the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 1979, women who worked fulltime earned 62.3 percent of what their male counterparts earned. Fast forward to 2012, women
3GENDER PAY GAP NARROWINGwho worked fulltime earned 82.8 percent of what men earned, a 19.9 percent increase in 33 years. Claudia Goldin conducted research in 2014, on women market issues and concluded that pay gaps vary throughout a workers lifetime. Young men and women in the beginning of their careers have a relatively narrow pay gap. Once people age and enter into marital and family

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