Women on the pill earn more, have fewer diaper bills

The Atlantic reports: “A group of economists has found that women who had better access to the pill were earning 8 percent more than those who didn’t by the time they reached age 50. … Women on the pill are better able to get degrees, choose their occupation, and enter (and leave) the workforce when they want, which in turn gives them better footing with men in terms of commanding wages.” So there.