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.
Now that you know about the falling middle, the obvious question is: what do to about it?
Does globalization also contribute to rising inequality in the U.S.? Its complicated.
Technology is not the only reason workers’ wages have suffered. Lower bargaining power isn’t helping either.
Machines are good at routine tasks. This fact has spelled trouble for middle-income workers.
One culprit for slow growth among middle-income workers could be technology, which tends to benefit some workers more than others.
If you thought no one was doing well, you were wrong. The rich are.