For two decades the pay gap has been stuck. But, in the last two years, it shrank. Is this closing of the gap real, or a data blip? Continue reading Is the Gender Gap Closing?
Was welfare reform a success? Although it depends how you define success, I would say “No.” Continue reading Did Welfare-to-Work Policy Actually Work?
Did COVID dent women’s progress into the C-Suite and towards equal pay? New data can help us find out. Continue reading How did Female Executives Fare During COVID?
The debate over family policy is raging. Paid leave or Pre-K? I think there’s a clear winner. Continue reading Which Family Policy is Good for Women’s Wages?
The good news: older widows’ poverty rates are declining. The bad news: other single women don’t have such a rosy picture. Continue reading Good News, Bad News: Widows’ Poverty
The unemployment report from April highlights just how severe this crisis is. The report also illustrates just how unequal it is. Continue reading The April 2020 Unemployment Report is Bad. And Unequal.
Would paid leave or preschool for all do a better job of closing the gender wage gap? The answer may surprise you. Continue reading Addressing the Gender Pay Gap
One would hope discrimination is a thing of the past. But, it still exists and it seems to target mothers. Continue reading Gender Discrimination and the Pay Gap
Women are more likely to serve as caregivers than men…and it costs them. Continue reading The Cost of Caregiving
Women have probably always been smarter than men. But now they’re more educated too, helping to explain some of the closing wage gap. Continue reading The Closing Education Gap