The economically vulnerable always suffer the most in an economic emergency. Coronavirus is no different.
The racial income gap is bad. The racial retirement gap is much, much worse. And the only thing that saves the day is Social Security.
What do high-earners increasingly have in common? They’re married to each other.
Marriage could be a great equalizer. Except, it’s not. One reason is simple…marriage itself is increasingly unequal.
The only thing worse than inequality in life may be inequality in death. Rising life expectancy inequality suggests it’s happening.
Would paid leave or preschool for all do a better job of closing the gender wage gap? The answer may surprise you.
One would hope discrimination is a thing of the past. But, it still exists and it seems to target mothers.
Women are more likely to serve as caregivers than men…and it costs them.
Women have probably always been smarter than men. But now they’re more educated too, helping to explain some of the closing wage gap.
Women are more likely to work today than in the 1970s. Technology, changing attitudes, and men actually helping around the house all play a role.