Ariane Hegewisch, M.Phil.

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About Ariane Hegewisch

Ariane Hegewisch is Program Director of Employment and Earnings at IWPR and Scholar in Residence at American University; prior to that she spent two years at IWPR as a scholar-in-residence. She came to IWPR from the Center for WorkLife Law at UC Hastings. She is responsible for IWPR’s research on workplace discrimination and is a specialist in comparative human resource management, with a focus on policies and legislative approaches to facilitate greater work life reconciliation and gender equality, in the US and internationally. Prior to coming to the USA she taught comparative European human resource management at Cranfield School of Management in the UK where she was a founding researcher of the Cranet Survey of International HRM, the largest independent survey of human resource management policies and practices, covering 25 countries worldwide. She started her career  in local economic development, developing strategies for greater gender equality in employment and training in  local government in the UK. She has published many papers and articles and co-edited several books, including ‘Women, work and inequality: The challenge of equal pay in a deregulated labour market”. She is German and has a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and an MPhil in Development Studies from the IDS, Sussex.

Balancing Work and Family: How Analyzing the Costs and Benefits of Work-Family Legislation Supports Policy Change

Important policies in allowing workers, particularly women who do the majority of family care, to balance employment with care giving responsibilities, including: family and medical leave and paid sick days, child care, and workplace flexibility.

By |2020-11-23T23:21:32-04:00June 28, 2013|IWPR|Comments Off on Balancing Work and Family: How Analyzing the Costs and Benefits of Work-Family Legislation Supports Policy Change

The Truth in the Data: How Quantifying Women’s Labor Market Experiences Changes the Conversation about the Economy

From the outset, IWPR has highlighted the wage gap as a key indicator of women’s economic security and gender (in)equality in the workplace.

By |2020-12-31T00:53:21-04:00May 22, 2013|IWPR|Comments Off on The Truth in the Data: How Quantifying Women’s Labor Market Experiences Changes the Conversation about the Economy

Maternity, Paternity, and Adoption Leave in the United States

This briefing paper summarizes employees’ legal rights in relation to pregnancy, childbirth and adoption, and nursing breaks, and examines how far employers are voluntarily moving to provide paid parental leave beyond basic legal rights. It draws on three data sources: leave benefits offered by Working Mother magazine’s “100 Best Companies,” the Family and Medical Leave Act in 2012 Survey, and the National Compensation Survey.

By |2021-10-28T13:30:37-04:00May 9, 2013|ESME|0 Comments

Quality Employment for Women in the Green Economy: Industry, Occupation, and State-by-State Job Estimates

This report provides the first-ever estimates of women’s employment in the green economy, state-by-state, by industry, and by occupation. The analysis draws on the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey; the Brookings-Battelle Clean Economy database; and the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics Green Goods and Services survey.

The Gender Wage Gap: 2013; Differences by Race and Ethnicity, No Growth in Real Wages for Women

The gender wage gap in the United States has not seen significant improvement in recent years, and remains a reality for women across racial and ethnic groups.

By |2020-12-02T03:42:53-04:00March 14, 2013|IWPR|Comments Off on The Gender Wage Gap: 2013; Differences by Race and Ethnicity, No Growth in Real Wages for Women

The Status of Women in the Greensboro Metropolitan Area, North Carolina

Women in the Greensboro area, and in North Carolina as a whole, have made much progress during the last few decades. The majority of women work—many in professional jobs—and women are essential to the economic health of their communities.

By |2020-11-15T04:16:24-04:00January 6, 2013|IWPR|Comments Off on The Status of Women in the Greensboro Metropolitan Area, North Carolina
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