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    Gender Issues: Lessons From Hetty Green

    Dec 17, 12 • 249 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic History, Financial Markets, Gender Issues, LaborNo Comments

    Perhaps we should remember Hetty Green when trying to erase the gender pay gap. Hetty Green, who died at age 82 in 1916, was a multimillionaire who owned Dewey, a terrier that bit people. Asked why she kept him, she replied, “He loves me and he