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Does disparity in the workplace come down to bias?




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A WNBA rookie makes about $35,000 a year.

Minimum salary for their male counterparts in the NBA is $470,000.

This may be a bit of an extreme, but as President Obama reminded the nation last week, on average, women earn 77 cents for every dollar a man makes. 

What's behind the disparity? Our next guest used hard data to look at workplace inequality. Ben Waber is the CEO of Sociometric Solutions and joins us to discuss.