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The Need to Promote Gender Diversity in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Patenting: Written Testimony Submitted to the House Small Business Committee

IWPR’s research finds that women patent inventions at much lower rates than men, which means that potential innovations to improve technology, treat illness, and improve everyday life are being left on the table.

By |2020-08-11T02:06:20-04:00June 11, 2018|Policy, Testimony|Comments Off on The Need to Promote Gender Diversity in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Patenting: Written Testimony Submitted to the House Small Business Committee

Investing in Single Mothers’ Higher Education: Costs and Benefits to Individuals, Families, and Society

Postsecondary education is a reliable pathway to economic security and is increasingly important to securing family-sustaining employment. For single mother families, who make up a growing share of U.S. families, and who are especially likely to live in poverty, college attainment is a game changer for improving family well-being and meeting the demands of a changing economy.

The Status of Women in North Carolina: Employment & Earnings

North Carolina receives a grade of C for women’s employment and earnings, which is better than the D the state earned when The Status of Women in the States was published in 2004.

By |2020-08-27T01:40:22-04:00June 6, 2018|Report, Status of Women|Comments Off on The Status of Women in North Carolina: Employment & Earnings

The Status of Women in Florida by County: Health & Well-Being

The Status of Women in Florida by County: Health & Well-Being is one in a series of four publications on women’s status across Florida’s counties commissioned by the Florida Women’s Funding Alliance, an affinity group of Florida Philanthropic Network.

By |2020-08-27T01:34:43-04:00May 22, 2018|Report, Status of Women|Comments Off on The Status of Women in Florida by County: Health & Well-Being

Access to Paid Sick Time in Dallas, Texas

Approximately 41 percent of workers in Dallas lack paid sick time, and low-income and part-time workers are especially unlikely to be covered. Access to paid sick time promotes safe and healthy work environments by preventing the spread of illness.

Access to Paid Sick Time in San Antonio, Texas

This briefing paper presents estimates of access to paid sick time in San Antonio by sex, race and ethnicity, employment sector, occupation, part/full-time employment status, and earnings levels through analyses of government data sources, including the 2014–2016 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) and the 2016 American Community Survey (ACS).

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 |2020-08-27T01:36:37-04:00May 1, 2018|Fact Sheet, Status of Women|Comments Off on The Economic Status of Women in Collin, Dallas, & Denton Counties, Texas

Estimating the Cost of Paid Family and Medical Leave in Connecticut

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) analyzed Connecticut SB-1, An Act Concerning Earned Family and Medical Leave, to estimate its likely annual use and cost.

The Economic Status of Women in the U.S. What Has Changed in the Last 20 – 40 Years

Heidi Hartmann, Ph.D. presents to the GAO.

By |2020-08-27T02:00:57-04:00March 29, 2018|Presentation, Status of Women|Comments Off on The Economic Status of Women in the U.S. What Has Changed in the Last 20 – 40 Years
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