Michaela Bruckmayer

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Ph.D. in politics, University of Sheffield; M.A. in international affairs, California State University, Sacramento; B.B.A. in business administration, Midwestern State University


Michaela Bruckmayer works as an analyst at RAND Europe in the area of home affairs and social policy. She has a Ph.D. in politics from the University of Sheffield. Previously, Bruckmayer worked as an evidence adviser for Macmillan Cancer Support and as a research consultant for the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

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    More than 60 years ago, the EU introduced the principle of equal pay for equal work for men and women. But a gender pay gap persists in most countries. In 2014, a European Commission Recommendation encouraged measures to aid pay transparency, but implementation has been limited.

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