Globally, women's wages are lower than men's by about 30 per cent. Even after adjusting for education and experience, women are still paid less. Photo: Reuters

Developing Asia needs to tackle gender discrimination to maximise women's potential in society

Shang-Jin Wei says ensuring equal opportunities and pay for women is not only ethically right, but will also raise economic output, benefiting all

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Globally, women's wages are lower than men's by about 30 per cent. Even after adjusting for education and experience, women are still paid less. Photo: Reuters
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