Work and Family

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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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.

Wharton Grad, Jordan Bookey: Chief Mom at Zoobean

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Interview
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Wharton Grad, Jordan Bookey: Chief Mom at Zoobean
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Work and Life Podcast

Ellen Galinsky talks with Stew Friedman about Making Life Better for Parents and Children

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Interview
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Ellen Galinsky talks with Stew Friedman about Making Life Better for Parents and Children
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Work and Life Podcast

Single Parents in a Gendered Triple Bind

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Blog
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Single Parents in a Gendered Triple Bind
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Social Europe

International Women’s Day (March 8) is the time when we celebrate and advance the rights of women and girls across the globe. A time to remind ourselves too of single parents and how they independently care for their children. And discuss the ways in which we can best support them.

Children Hurt Women’s Earnings, but Not Men’s (Even in Scandinavia)

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News Article
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Children Hurt Women’s Earnings, but Not Men’s (Even in Scandinavia)
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New York Times

Motherhood is the biggest cause of the gender pay gap. It might take fathers to change that.

Workers in Female-Majority Workplaces Have Less Access to Flextime

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News Article
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Workers in Female-Majority Workplaces Have Less Access to Flextime
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Slate Magazine

There were no significant differences between men and women in their access to flexitime across Europe—if anything men getting slightly better access. What’s more, workers in female-majority workplaces had the worst level of access to flexitime compared to their counterparts in male-majority workplaces or workplaces where men and women were equally represented.

Brett Hurt, Penn Grad, on Linking the World's Data For Good

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Interview
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Brett Hurt, Penn Grad, on Linking the World's Data For Good
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Work and Life Podcast

New Infographic: The Average Day of Low-Income Latino Parents

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Infographic
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New Infographic: The Average Day of Low-Income Latino Parents
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National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families
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National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families

The National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families released a

New Book: "Work-Life Advantage: Sustaining Regional Learning and Innovation"

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Book
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New Book: "Work-Life Advantage: Sustaining Regional Learning and Innovation"
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Newcastle University

Work-Life Advantage: Sustaining Regional Learning and Innovation

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