ISSR Advisory Board Member Michelle Budig (Sociology) Receives Ongoing Media Attention on Gender Pay Gap Research

"The research of Michele Budig, Sociology, on how women without children earn more than women with children, and how working women with children are subject to a motherhood penalty in their wages while fathers see a fatherhood boost in pay, is part of a story about how women and girls still are struggling for equality all around the world." (Deseret News [Utah], 3/19/15)

"Research conducted by Michele Budig, Sociology, on the pay gap encountered by women, and how it is more severe for mothers, is cited in a story about how Massachusetts does in terms of a pay gap for women." (Valley Advocate, 3/18/15)

(Stories originally reported by UMass Office of News and Media Relations)