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BBC More or Less: Pay gap trap [Podcast]


 
  
Women do earn less than men. But how much less? And why? We turn to the latest and best research to explore why measuring and explaining the gender pay gap is far more difficult than many think.


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Women do earn less than men. But how much less? And why?

We turn to the latest and best research to explore why measuring and explaining the gender pay gap is far more difficult than many think.

BBC More or Less: Pay gap trap

Pension tension

Nick Clegg says public sector pensions are "gold-plated" and "not affordable".

But will they really cost every household 4,000 a year, as one newspaper reported?

And do they only pay 58 pounds a week to a woman who has worked her whole life in local government, as one union claimed?

Maths busking

Ruth Alexander tries her hand at maths busking in Manchester.

There is a new breed of performer coming to a street near you - the maths busker.

Maths buskers are mathematicians-turned-entertainers. And they are recruiting.

Would More or Less reporter Ruth Alexander make the grade?

Read more about taking maths to the streets.

The sticker puzzle

All over the country children are busy collecting football stickers for their World Cup albums.

But how many stickers should you expect to have to buy to complete an album?

Tim asks blogger Simon Whitehouse and Open University statistician Kevin McConway to crack the problem.

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