Men who say women should have a traditional role made $8,549 more than other men, according to researchers who analysed data and interviewed workers. Why? Here are two theories: (1) men with old-fashioned values negotiate salaries more aggressively because they are more likely to be their families’ only breadwinners, while other men consider aggressive negotiation to be unattractive, alpha-male behaviour; and (2) employers unconsciously pay less attention to men who think everyone, women included, should be treated equally.
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