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Investing in Single Mothers’ Higher Education

Earning a higher education is increasingly necessary for achieving family economic security. For single mothers, who are more likely to live in poverty than other women, earning postsecondary credentials can bring substantial benefits, from increased lifetime earnings and employment rates to better health outcomes and chances of success for their children.

By |2021-01-27T06:04:03-04:00December 18, 2019|Report, Student Parent Success Initiative|Comments Off on Investing in Single Mothers’ Higher Education

Basic Economic Security in the United States: How Much Income Do Working Adults Need in Each State?

To experience economic security, working adults must have enough income to meet their basic monthly expenses and save for emergencies and retirement. The Basic Economic Security Tables (BEST) Index provides a measure of how much income working adults of different family types need to be economically secure in each state.

By |2020-08-15T19:06:38-04:00October 11, 2018|Job Quality and Income Security|Comments Off on Basic Economic Security in the United States: How Much Income Do Working Adults Need in Each State?

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

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

Access to Paid Sick Time in Austin, Texas

This briefing paper presents estimates of access to paid sick time in Austin by sex, race and ethnicity, sector of employment, occupation, part/full-time employment status, and earnings levels through analyses of government data sources, including the 2013–2015 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) and the 2015 American Community Survey (ACS).

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