Equal pay / pay gaps reading list

Adams, L., Gore, K., Shury, J. (2010) Gender pay gap reporting survey 2009. (Research report 55) Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Adams, L, Hall, P, Schafer, S. (2008) Equal pay reviews survey 2008. (Research report 2) Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Alksnis, C., Desmarais, S., Curtis, J. (2008) ‘Workforce Segregation and the Gender Wage Gap: Is 'Women's' Work Valued as Highly as 'Men's?’ Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 38(6) 1416-1441.

Barnard, A (2008) ‘Modelling the gender pay gap in the UK: 1998 to 2006’ Economic and Labour Market Review 2(8) 18-24.

Deschenaux, J. (2009) ‘Pay Gaps Persist throughout  Europe: European women's compensation trails men's; some countries are trying to erase the inequalities’ 54(6) 97-106.

Duggan, M. (2009) Equal pay: law and practice. Bristol: Jordan Publishing Limited.

Eady, J., Loraine, K. (2010) Local government equal: an overview of recent case law’ Equal Opportunities Review 198, 11-13

Equality and Human Rights Commission (2010) Gender pay activity in large non-public sector organisations: Baseline report 2009, Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Equality and Human Rights Commission (2009) Financial Services Inquiry: sex discrimination and gender pay gap report of the Equality and Human Rights Commission. Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Eveline, J. Todd, P. (2009) ‘Gender Mainstreaming: The Answer to the Gender Pay Gap?’ Gender Work and Organization 16(5) 536-558.

Grimshaw, D. (2001) The Gender Pay Gap: a research review, London:  Equal Opportunities Commission.

Hastings, S. (2010) Equal pay impact assessments: a useful investment’,Equal Opportunities Review,198, 8-10.

House of Commons Trade & Industry Committee (2005) Jobs for the Girls, the Effect of Occupational Segregation on the Gender Pay Gap, Sixteenth Report of Session 2004-05: House of Commons Papers ... [Vol. I] Report, Together with Formal Minutes, London: TSO

Huffman, L (2004) ‘More pay, more inequality? The influence of average wage levels and the racial composition of jobs on the Black-White wage gap’ Social Science Research 33(3) 498-520.

Incomes Data Services Limited (2008) Equal pay: IDS Employment Law Handbook. London: Incomes Data Services Ltd.

Joshi, H., Makepeace, G. & Dolton, P (2007)

‘More or Less Unequal? Evidence on the Pay of Men and Women from the British Birth Cohort Studies’ Gender Work and Organization 14(1) 37-55

Leaker, D. (2008) ‘The gender pay gap in the UK’, Economic and Labour Market Review, 2(4), 19-24.

Longhi, S., Platt, S (2008) Pay gaps across equalities areas: an analysis of pay gaps and pay penalties by sex, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation and age using the Labour Force Survey. Research report 9, Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Tolley's Equal Pay Handbook. London: LexisNexis Butterworths.

Metcalf, H (2009) Pay gaps across the equality strands: a review, Research report 14, Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Mumford, K., Smith, P.N. (2007) ‘The gender earnings gap in Britain: including the workplace’, Manchester School 75 (6), 653-672.

Olsen, W, Walby, S (2004) Modelling Gender Pay Gaps, London: Equal Opportunities Commission.

Plantenga, J., Remery. C. (2006) The gender pay gap - Origins and policy responses: A comparative review of 30 European countries.  Belgium: European Communities.

Robins, J. (2010) ‘Mind the Gap: Forty years of the Equal Pay Act’, New Law Journal, 160 (7416), 633.

Shackleton, J.R. (2008). Should we mind the gap? gender pay differentials and public policy.  London: Institute of Economic Affairs.

Smith, M (2009) ‘Gender, Pay and Work Satisfaction at a UK University’ Gender Work and Organization 16 (5) 621-641.

TUC (2008) Closing the Gender Pay Gap: an update report for the TUC Women's Conference, London: TUC.


Compiled February 2011

Last Updated: 10 Feb 2015