This is a weekly post we publish on Fridays with links to articles that touch on economic inequality and growth
Bridget Ansel is a writer and editor at Equitable Growth. Prior to joining the team, Bridget worked as a research assistant for the Georgetown University History Department and held internships at the Treasury Department and with Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL). Bridget graduated from Georgetown University with degrees in History and Government.
By excluding men and non-parental caregivers, Trump's paid leave policy could worsen the pay gap and harm families' economic security.
New research estimates that rising childcare expenditures by families resulted in an estimated five percent decline in total employment of women and a 13 percent decline in the employment of working mothers with children under...
A new working paper finds that workers would be willing to forgo a remarkable 20 percent in wages—one fifth of their paycheck—in order to avoid jobs in which the jobs required irregular schedules with evening...
A new working paper finds that households experience a significant decline in economic well-being in the time around a birth.
A young woman entering the job market today anywhere around the globe can expect to work on average four years more than her male counterpart over a lifetime, according to a new report.
A new working paper finds that the growth in older women’s increased labor force participation is overwhelmingly driven by those working full-time.
A new working paper from Equitable Growth looks specifically at the health and well-being of workers who work unpredictable and variable hours.
A growing number of Americans are grappling with unpredictable, constantly shifting schedules.
Overview Many workers in the United States are at the mercy of unpredictable scheduling practices, often facilitated by new technologies where computer algorithms create employee schedules based on projected consumer […]