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UK Minister: Feminism To Blame for Men's Job Shortage

By Derek Thompson
The Atlantic

"Willetts is wrong to attribute the UK's high unemployment rate to women's education gains, said Heidi Hartmann, president of the Washington-based Institute for Women's Policy Research. But he's right about well-educated women pairing off with well-educated men.

"'Marriage is a sorting effect,' she said. 'Highly educated women are more likely to work, earn high wages, and marry highly educated men. That might increase income inequality.'"

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