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The Well-Being of Women in Utah in 2019

The percentage of women working part-time in Utah is still the highest in the nation. Business ownership and representation in professional and managerial positions among Utah women are also increasing, more Utah women now live above the poverty line, and women in Utah have made great strides in education attainment; however, the progress in these areas is markedly different when race and ethnicity are taken into account.

By Valerie Lacarte|2020-08-27T01:31:27-05:00August 12, 2019|Fact Sheet, Status of Women|0 Comments

The Economic Effects of Abortion Access: A Review of the Evidence (Fact Sheet)

Deciding whether and when to have a child is central to a woman’s economic well-being. It has implications for continuing education and joining the workforce, which can affect other long-term economic outcomes. As threats to abortion access increase and widen existing disparities, it is crucial to examine the range of economic effects that can result from this changing landscape.

By Kelly Jones and Anna Bernstein|2020-08-10T02:49:48-05:00July 18, 2019|Center for the Economics of Reproductive Health, Fact Sheet|Comments Off on The Economic Effects of Abortion Access: A Review of the Evidence (Fact Sheet)

The Economic Effects of Abortion Access: A Review of the Evidence

Deciding whether and when to have a child is central to a woman’s economic well-being. It has implications for continuing education and joining the workforce, which can affect other long-term economic outcomes. As threats to abortion access increase and widen existing disparities, it is crucial to examine the range of economic effects that can result from this changing landscape.

By Anna Bernstein and Kelly Jones|2020-08-10T02:49:45-05:00July 18, 2019|Center for the Economics of Reproductive Health, Fact Sheet|Comments Off on The Economic Effects of Abortion Access: A Review of the Evidence

Women Gain Jobs in Construction Trades but Remain Underrepresented in the Field

Between 2017 and 2018, the number of women working in construction trades increased by 17.6 percent, rising to well over a quarter of a million women (276,000).[1] This is substantially higher than job growth of 3.7 percent in construction occupations overall.

Retail Occupations: Few Signs of Employment Decline but Increasing Precarity

One in eleven U.S. workers work in retail jobs, close to 13 million workers in 2014-16. Occupations in the retail sector include Retail Salespersons, Cashiers, and Stock Clerks and Order Fillers, but also Advertising Agents, Telemarketers, and Models and Product Promoters.

By Ariane Hegewisch, Chandra Childers and Heidi Hartmann|2020-07-25T18:10:23-05:00March 13, 2019|Economic, Security, Mobility, and Equity, Fact Sheet|Comments Off on Retail Occupations: Few Signs of Employment Decline but Increasing Precarity

The Well-Being of Women in Utah in 2018

As of 2016, women in Utah still work outside of the home at similar rates to women nationally and—while not yet at the same levels as U.S. women—they also continue to pursue business ownership, make progress in educational attainment, and overcome some aspects of poverty.

By Erin Jemison and Jessica Milli|2020-08-27T01:33:45-05:00August 23, 2018|Fact Sheet, Status of Women|0 Comments

The Economic Status of Women in Collin, Dallas, & Denton Counties, Texas

Women in Texas have made progress in recent years, but still face inequities that can prevent them from reaching their full potential. This fact sheet examines trends in Texas women’s status in the areas of employment and earnings, and poverty and opportunity.

By Julie Anderson|2020-08-27T01:36:37-05:00May 1, 2018|Fact Sheet, Status of Women|Comments Off on The Economic Status of Women in Collin, Dallas, & Denton Counties, Texas
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