A quick round-up of resources on the gender wage gap.
The share of younger households holding any debt dropped to 78 percent, the lowest level since the federal government began collecting related data in 1983.
Nearly 6.5 million U.S. teens and young adults are neither in school nor in the workforce. The latest KIDS COUNT policy report provides new national and state data on this population and examines the best policies to provide multiple pathways to opportunity for disconnected young people.
The study finds that lower-earning parents had the least access to sick days and mothers were more likely than fathers to miss work to care for sick children.
The report finds that young adults remain optimistic about their futures despite the fact that the poor economy is affecting their daily lives and altering their long-term plans.
The report examines youth who are detached from school and work and highlights programs that successfully reconnect them to society.
The Brookings Institution hosts an event that examines the challenges young disadvantaged males face and highlights programs that have positively affected their education and employment outcomes.
Over the past 50 years, U.S. families and workplaces have changed dramatically. The report tracks these changes and conveys how they pose different challenges for families at different points along the income distribution.
The study finds that maternal employment during a child's first year has a neutral effect on a child's intellectual, physical and emotional development.
The study explores first-time fathers' feelings about parenting and their careers.
The report examines how New Hampshire’s working parents negotiate the competing challenges of work and family.
The report finds that today's new mothers are older, better educated and more likely to be single than their counterparts two decades ago.
Women’s earnings are increasingly critical to their families’ financial stability, yet women still earn only 77 cents for every dollar earned by men.
The study finds that working women with husbands who work 50 hours or more a week are more likely to quit their jobs in order to take care of domestic duties.
The report reviews and suggests policies to improve the economic state of unmarried women.
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