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Women are less than a quarter of top one per cent, high incomes study shows

Women make up a smaller and smaller fraction of those with high incomes, the closer you get to the top. Women have been increasing their representation in the top 10 per cent, but progress has been much less at the very top 0.1 per cent. Tax data from eight countries since the 1980s or earlier was used by researchers to look for the first time at the gender composition of those with top incomes from all sources, not just from earnings.
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