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Despite Increased Labor Force Participation Among Women, Gender Wage Gap Persists, Even in the Occupations They Dominate

Men out earn women in nearly every occupation and sector, [...]

By |2020-06-09T22:55:06-04:00March 24, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Despite Increased Labor Force Participation Among Women, Gender Wage Gap Persists, Even in the Occupations They Dominate

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Funds New Research on Women In Construction and Manufacturing Jobs

Research will Address How to Increase Women’s Participation and Retention [...]

By |2020-02-06T09:00:26-04:00February 6, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on W.K. Kellogg Foundation Funds New Research on Women In Construction and Manufacturing Jobs

New U.S. Report for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland finds Housework and Caretaking Responsibilities Limit Women’s Career Choices and Impact their Well-Being

IWPR Contact: Lea Woods, woods@iwpr.org | 202-785-5100 Washington, DC— New [...]

By |2020-01-19T19:00:09-04:00January 19, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on New U.S. Report for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland finds Housework and Caretaking Responsibilities Limit Women’s Career Choices and Impact their Well-Being

New Study Reveals Paid Family Leave Policies Lead to 20 Percent Fewer Women Leaving the Workforce

Research highlights long-term economic benefit of paid family leave  Contact: [...]

By |2020-08-09T20:18:20-04:00January 3, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on New Study Reveals Paid Family Leave Policies Lead to 20 Percent Fewer Women Leaving the Workforce

Increased Family Supports and Place-Based Policies Could Help Reverse Effects of Declining Geographic Mobility

New report finds sharp declines in people moving for jobs [...]

By |2019-12-19T14:54:03-04:00December 19, 2019|Press Releases|Comments Off on Increased Family Supports and Place-Based Policies Could Help Reverse Effects of Declining Geographic Mobility

State Economies Would Benefit from Investments in Higher Education for Single Mothers

A new state-level analysis released today by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) finds that every state in the country would see economic and social returns on investments in higher education for single mothers, who currently number nearly 2 million undergraduates in the United States.

By |2020-09-09T20:00:20-04:00December 18, 2019|Press Releases|Comments Off on State Economies Would Benefit from Investments in Higher Education for Single Mothers
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