We show that real wages decline from the Boomer generation onwards, over the life course. Further analysis shows that this is true for almost all groups, at all income levels.
A new economic gender inequality (EGI) measure uses national labour income ratios. EGI equivalent to a billion women unpaid by 2017, driven by gender participation gaps. Asia and Africa see higher EGIs than Europe/Americas. Growth alone won’t bridge the most extreme gaps.