Gender

Youth, Recession, and Downward Gender Convergence: Young People’s Employment, Education, and Homemaking in Finland, Spain, Taiwan, and the United States 2000–2013

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News Article
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Youth, Recession, and Downward Gender Convergence: Young People’s Employment, Education, and Homemaking in Finland, Spain, Taiwan, and the United States 2000–2013
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Social Politics

Using data from the Luxembourg Income Study, we conduct a gender comparison of how young people aged 20–34 in Finland (n = 19,941), Spain (n = 29,458), Taiwan (n = 47,219), and the United States (n = 184,581) participated in full time work, short-hours or temporary work, education, and homemaking before and after the Great Recession (GR) beginning 2008. Gender and country patterns varied substantially.

Deadline for the Business Horizons Special Issues is approaching, May 1, 2018

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Call for Papers
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Deadline for the Business Horizons Special Issues is approaching, May 1, 2018
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Business Horizons

In 2017, the Fortune 500 boasted the largest-ever percentage of female CEOs: 5.8%.  Despite obtaining undergraduate and graduate degrees at higher rates than men, women continue to earn substantially less than their similarly situated male counterparts and are less likely to advance.

The 10-Year Baby Window that is the Key to the Women’s Pay Gap

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News Article
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The 10-Year Baby Window that is the Key to the Women’s Pay Gap
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New York Times
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Judi C Casey

Women who have their first child before 25 or after 35 eventually close the salary divide with their husbands. It's the years in between that are most problematic, research shows.

Gender Editor at the New York Times, Jessica Bennett, talks with Stew Friedman about the "Feminist Fight Club"

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Interview
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Gender Editor at the New York Times, Jessica Bennett, talks with Stew Friedman about the "Feminist Fight Club"
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Work and Life Podcast

Survey Finds Female Surgical Residents Grapple with Balancing Training, Motherhood

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News Article
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Survey Finds Female Surgical Residents Grapple with Balancing Training, Motherhood
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Boston Globe
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Judi C Casey


Women training to become surgeons face daunting challenges juggling their work with the demands of pregnancy and motherhood, according to a new survey published Wednesday by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Time to Talk: What has to Change for Women at Work

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Report
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Time to Talk: What has to Change for Women at Work
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PwC
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Judi C Casey

Women are more confident and ambitious than ever, but employers still need to work harder to address issues of gender equality in the workplace and empower female advancement.

Japan Wants More Women in Construction. Pink Toilets May Not Be Helping.

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News Article
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Japan Wants More Women in Construction. Pink Toilets May Not Be Helping.
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New York Times
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Judi C Casey

The industry is scrambling to deal with a labor shortage, but some say a tone-deaf government recruiting effort can't overcome serious workplace issues.

Call for Papers: Pathways to Gender Equality

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Call for Papers
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Call for Papers: Pathways to Gender Equality
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Institute for Women's Policy Research and American University Department of Economics
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Jeff Hayes, IWPR

Pathways to Gender Equality: Economic Gender Analysis Addressing Current and Future Challenges

This conference, to be held on November 2 and 3, 2018, in Washington, DC, is funded with the generous support of the Open Society Foundation. Our objective is to bring together scholars and policy analysts who see gender analysis as central to solving the important economic issues–increasing inequality, global poverty, the increasing deficit of care.

The Triple Bind of Single-Parent Families - New Open Access Book

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Book
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The Triple Bind of Single-Parent Families - New Open Access Book
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Policy Press
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Rense Nieuwenhuis

We are happy to announce The triple bind of single-parent families: resources, employment and policies to improve wellbeing. Single parents face a triple bind of inadequate resources, employment, and policies, which in combination further complicate their lives.

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