Results of a study claim that men are “overly competitive individuals” and have an inflated estimation of their attributes. While these are not necessarily qualities we applaud, they are apparently why women, who are “averse to competition,” don’t earn as much. So maybe being a pompous ass is not such a bad thing.
From Business Insider:
Competitiveness and Overconfidence Help Explain Why Men Earn More Than Women
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