Publications

Home/Publications

The Economic Status of Women in the States

This Fact Sheet presents findings from analysis of the Employment & Earnings Index and Poverty & Opportunity Index of The Status of Women in the States series, a comprehensive project that presents and analyzes data for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

By |2020-08-10T04:17:28-04:00March 28, 2018|Fact Sheet, Status of Women|Comments Off on The Economic Status of Women in the States

The Status of Women in Lubbock County, Texas

This report provides critical data illuminating the status of women in Lubbock County, in terms of their civic engagement, health outcomes, vulnerability to poverty, and access to employment, education, and entrepreneurial opportunities.

By |2020-08-27T01:46:31-04:00March 27, 2018|Report, Status of Women|Comments Off on The Status of Women in Lubbock County, Texas

The Union Advantage for Women

Labor unions deserve credit for many of the workplace policies that Americans now take for granted—a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, pay for overtime, and protections from health and safety hazards—and the labor movement continues to champion state and local policies such as paid sick days and paid family leave, policies that are beneficial to all working women and families.

Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance: Modest Costs are a Good investment in America’s Economy

DOWNLOAD REPORT February 5, 2018, marks the 25th anniversary [...]

Private Sector Workers Lack Pay Transparency: Pay Secrecy May Reduce Women’s Bargaining Power and Contribute to Gender Wage Gap

The IWPR/Rockefeller Survey of Economic Security is the first to ask workers whether there are policies at their work places that discourage or prohibit sharing information about pay.

By |2020-09-25T14:05:30-04:00December 10, 2017|Employment and Earnings, Quick Figure|0 Comments

Tackling Childcare:The Business Case for Employer-Supported Childcare

Almost one in 10 of the world’s population, 679 million, are children younger than five years old. To thrive and develop, these children and their older siblings need care.

By |2021-01-21T16:28:34-04:00October 1, 2017|Employment and Earnings, Job Quality and Income Security, Report|Comments Off on Tackling Childcare:The Business Case for Employer-Supported Childcare

The Economic Drivers and Consequences of Sex Trafficking in the United States

Like intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and stalking, human trafficking[i] has significant economic consequences for victims. While data on the prevalence of human trafficking in the United States are scarce, due to the covert nature of the crime, some research suggests that trafficking is widespread.

By |2020-09-09T14:08:49-04:00September 27, 2017|Briefing Paper|0 Comments

Single Mothers in College: Growing Enrollment, Financial Challenges, and the Benefits of Attainment

DOWNLOAD REPORT Single student mothers are growing in [...]

Go to Top