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More Than 300,000 Women Drop Out of Labor Force as Sluggish Growth Continues

Women gained over half (65,000) of the 120,000 jobs gained this month, as reported in the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data released Friday (which included revisions for September and October as well as new numbers for November). Analysis of the new data by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) shows that the wide job gap between men and women remains 1.5 million jobs.

By |2011-12-06T00:00:00-04:00December 6, 2011|Press Releases|Comments Off on More Than 300,000 Women Drop Out of Labor Force as Sluggish Growth Continues

Survey: Women Faring Poorly in Recovery

According to research from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), Americans are reeling from the very high levels of job loss seen during the Great Recession of 2007–2009, and women and single mothers in particular are reporting higher rates of financial strain and daily hardship.

By |2011-10-03T00:00:00-04:00October 3, 2011|Press Releases|Comments Off on Survey: Women Faring Poorly in Recovery

Survey: Post-Recession, Americans’ Support for Social Security Continues Across Party Lines

The Great Recession of 2007–2009 has greatly affected Americans’ economic wellbeing and confidence in securing a good retirement. In this time of economic uncertainty, support for the Social Security system remains strong across lines of gender, age, race/ethnicity, and political affiliation, according to a survey from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.

By |2011-10-03T00:00:00-04:00October 3, 2011|Press Releases|Comments Off on Survey: Post-Recession, Americans’ Support for Social Security Continues Across Party Lines

IWPR to Release Report Series on Impact of Recession on Americans’ Economic Security, Retirement Prospects, and Attitudes on Social Security & Medicare

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) will release two timely and critical reports with data from the IWPR/Rockefeller Foundation Survey of Economic Security showing that the impacts of the recession have been both broad and deep.

By |2011-09-28T00:00:00-04:00September 28, 2011|Press Releases|Comments Off on IWPR to Release Report Series on Impact of Recession on Americans’ Economic Security, Retirement Prospects, and Attitudes on Social Security & Medicare
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