Institute for Women’s Policy Research Press Release

09/13/2018 - 02:47 New Census Data Show that the Gender Wage Gap Is Not Closing
08/14/2018 - 19:21 IWPR Launches New Center on the Economics of Reproductive Health
07/31/2018 - 11:07 Single Mothers with College Degrees Much Less Likely to Live in Poverty
07/24/2018 - 15:29 Women-Owned Businesses Have Less Access to Capital, Fewer Intellectual Property Rights, and Much Lower Revenues
06/27/2018 - 21:00 Institute for Women's Policy Research
06/27/2018 - 19:19 Burgeoning Demand for Care Workers Has Not Resulted in Improved Job Quality or Availability of Care
06/27/2018 - 01:13 Janus v. AFSCME Decision May Hinder Progress on Closing the Gender Wage Gap
06/06/2018 - 10:22 College Degrees Bring Significant Benefits to Single Mothers and Society
05/24/2018 - 14:47 IWPRs Heidi Hartmann Named One of the Top 100 Gender Policy Influencers
05/10/2018 - 02:07 Single Moms in College Spend 9 Hours a Day on Care, and Work More, Sleep Less than Other Students
04/08/2018 - 20:36 Women are 8 Times More Likely than Men to Work in Occupations with Poverty-Level Wages
03/27/2018 - 17:50 New State Grades on the Economic Status of Women Show Stagnant or Declining Progress in Most States
03/07/2018 - 13:00 Last Decade Saw Slowest Progress on Closing the Gender Wage Gap in Nearly 40 Years
02/26/2018 - 10:15 Unions Can Boost Womens Earnings by 30%
02/19/2018 - 22:18 Most College Students are Financially Independent, with Many Working and Raising Children while in School
02/06/2018 - 13:29 Call for PapersPathways to Gender Equality: Economic Gender Analysis Addressing Current and Future Challenges
02/05/2018 - 11:47 New Analysis Finds Proposed Paid Leave Insurance Program Would Provide Vital Benefits at Affordable Cost
01/22/2018 - 06:02 IWPR and American Universitys Program on Gender Analysis in Economics Announce New Partnership
12/18/2017 - 13:39 Retail Apocalypse Due Entirely to Womens Job Losses
11/28/2017 - 15:25 Hawaii Receives B- on Womens Economic Security Status, but Wide Disparities Exist
11/01/2017 - 05:26 Latinas Will Wait 216 Years for Equal Pay at Current Rate
10/26/2017 - 17:57 New Report Shows Washington Imposes Unusually Strict Requirements for Student Parents to Receive Child Care Assistance
10/26/2017 - 09:33 More than 1,000 Economists Urge American Economic Association to Address Misogyny in the Field
10/06/2017 - 12:34 Bulk of Job Losses in September Were for Women, Shows Unequal Impact of Natural Disasters
09/28/2017 - 08:23 Sex Trafficking Has Lasting Negative Economic Consequences for Victims and US Society
09/20/2017 - 09:13 Number of Single Mothers in College Doubled Over a Decade
09/13/2017 - 11:04 Gender Wage Gap Narrows for First Time in a Decade, but Women Wont See Equal Pay for 43 More Years
09/07/2017 - 12:26 Single Mothers are 3 Times More Likely to Enroll in For-Profit Colleges than Single Students without Children
08/31/2017 - 01:34 Millennial Women Have Yet to Recover from the Great Recession
08/15/2017 - 08:55 New Resource Outlines Economic Costs of Violence Against Women
06/21/2017 - 21:22 Report Shows Best and Worst States for the Status of Black Women in the United States
05/23/2017 - 08:47 More than Seven in Ten American Families with Children Rely on Mothers Earnings
05/11/2017 - 08:28 Equal Pay Would Cut Poverty Rate among Children with Working Mothers by At Least Half in 14 U.S. States
04/06/2017 - 06:21 Equal Pay Would Cut the Poverty Rate for Children with a Working Mother by Half
04/04/2017 - 07:07 Female Personal Financial Advisors Face Widest Wage Gap at 44%
03/22/2017 - 06:31 In 13 U.S. States, a Woman Born Today Will Not See Equal Pay During Her Working Life
03/07/2017 - 07:26 Womens Weekly Earnings Grew Steadily in 2016, with Strong Gains for Black and Hispanic Women
02/28/2017 - 09:57 Job Training Success Project
02/28/2017 - 09:10 Groundbreaking Survey Finds Access to Services Like Child Care and Transportation Can Impact Success in Job Training Programs
01/31/2017 - 07:25 Workforce Development & Job Training
01/31/2017 - 00:23 New Report Examines Strategies for Providing Supportive Services in Workforce Development Programs
01/30/2017 - 01:50 Number of College Students with Children Increased by 30% Since 2004
01/25/2017 - 23:45 New Research Outlines the Economic Barriers to Safety Faced by Stalking Victims
01/19/2017 - 09:01 New Research Series Outlines Affordability of National Paid Leave Policies
01/12/2017 - 10:36 Among Single Baby Boomers, White Men Possess 160% Greater Wealth than Women of Color
01/06/2017 - 14:05 Job Growth Among Men Improves: Nearly 2 Out of 3 Jobs Added in the 4th Quarter of 2016 Went to Men
12/14/2016 - 12:33 Florida Receives D+ on Womens Poverty and Access to Opportunity, with Wide Disparities by County
12/13/2016 - 13:47 Job Training and Community College Administrators Say Supportive Services are Key to Program Completion, but are Not Adequately Funded
12/01/2016 - 12:13 Male Inventors are Three Times More Likely to Apply for Patents than Women
11/30/2016 - 12:57 Job Segregation Keeps 1 in 4 Working Women in Traditional Care, Serving, and Cleaning Roles with Lowest Pay
11/17/2016 - 15:21 New Gender Equity in Apprenticeship Initiative to Increase Womens Participation and Retention in Apprenticeships and Nontraditional Jobs
11/02/2016 - 11:15 Job Training Participants Have Little Access to Supportive Services, Research Review Finds
10/31/2016 - 07:59 Hispanic Women Will Wait 232 Years for Equal Pay, If Current Trends Continue
10/27/2016 - 09:58 One in Six High School Girls Experienced Sexual Dating Violence in 2015
10/20/2016 - 11:31 Pacific West Region Has the Most Broadly Diverse Population of Women in the United States
10/19/2016 - 17:01 New Research Reviews Economic Obstacles to Escaping Domestic Violence
09/13/2016 - 16:35 Women Saw Significant Increase in Earnings in 2015, but Progress on Closing Gender Wage Gap Remains Slow
09/12/2016 - 16:16 Native American Women Saw the Largest Declines in Wages over the Last Decade
09/08/2016 - 15:08 Half of all US Families have a Breadwinner Mother
09/01/2016 - 09:04 Campus Child Care Declining in Most States Despite Growing Numbers of College Students with Children
08/22/2016 - 09:48 Black Women Saw Wages Decline Three Times as Much as Women Overall in the Last Decade
07/21/2016 - 04:15 At the Current Rate, Women Inventors Will Not Reach Parity in Patenting Until 2092
06/03/2016 - 05:37 Economic Security for Survivors Project and BEST Index Transitions to the Institute for Womens Policy Research
06/02/2016 - 03:41 IWPR Announces New Board Members and Election of Officers
03/07/2016 - 15:36 New Data Shows the Gender Wage Gap Widened in 2015
03/04/2016 - 16:43 Women Gain Nearly 7 in 10 Jobs Added in February
02/25/2016 - 16:55 Equal Pay Would Cut Poverty for Working Women in the South by More than Half
02/17/2016 - 16:53 Four in 10 American Workers Lack Paid Sick Days
01/05/2016 - 18:28 IWPR and other groups file Supreme Court briefs in Whole Woman’s Health v. Cole
11/06/2015 - 20:14 Strong Job Growth in October Lowers Unemployment Rate to 5 Percent: Women Gain 158,000 Jobs and Men Gain 113,000 Jobs
10/27/2015 - 08:55 Equal Pay Would Cut Poverty in Half for Colorado’s Working Women and Grow the State Economy
09/16/2015 - 21:36 Women Will Not See Equal Pay with Men until 2059, One Year Longer than Previously Projected
09/04/2015 - 11:56 Women Gain 107,000 Jobs in August and Men Gain 66,000 Jobs
08/26/2015 - 12:21 Unionized Women Earn More than Nonunionized Women in Every U.S. State
08/25/2015 - 12:48 New Report Finds that Post-Katrina Disaster Recovery Policies Largely Ignored the Needs of Black Women from New Orleans’ Public Housing Buildings
08/11/2015 - 15:51 Nearly Half of Currently Exempt Single Mothers and Black and Hispanic Women Workers Will Gain Coverage Under DOL’s New Proposed Overtime Salary Threshold
08/07/2015 - 21:53 Women Gain 115,000 Jobs in July and Men Gain 100,000 Jobs
06/05/2015 - 11:24 Strong Job Gains for Women in May: Women Gained 189,000 and Men Gained 91,000 Jobs
05/07/2015 - 12:30 In Almost Every U.S. State, Women Are More Likely to Experience Poor Mental Health, but Less Likely to Die from Heart Disease and Breast Cancer, than a Decade Ago
04/14/2015 - 15:14 Nearly Twice as Many Women as Men Work in Occupations with Poverty Wages
03/19/2015 - 14:31 Low-Wage, Part-Time, and Service Workers Are the Least Likely to Have Access to Paid Sick Days in Louisiana
03/12/2015 - 14:31 New Report Projects When Women in Each U.S. State Will Achieve Equal Pay; Five States Won’t See Equal Pay until the Next Century
03/05/2015 - 19:35 The Moynihan Report at 50: New Report Finds that the Rise of Single Mothers Does Not Explain Poverty Rates Fully
12/11/2014 - 10:08 Few States Utilize Available Federal Dollars to Support Gender Diversity in Construction Jobs; Oregon and Maryland are Notable Exceptions
12/05/2014 - 15:28 Men Finally Regain Jobs Lost in Recession 14 Months After Women
11/07/2014 - 12:20 Women Have Recovered 50% More Jobs than They Lost Since the Start of the Recession, Men Still Inching toward Jobs Recovery
10/03/2014 - 13:38 Stronger Job Growth in September Puts Men within Striking Distance of their Pre-Recession Employment Level
09/24/2014 - 10:34 Low-Wage, Part-Time, and Service Workers Are the Least Likely to Have Access to Paid Sick Days in Minnesota
09/16/2014 - 20:15 New Data Shows Little Progress in Closing the Gender Wage Gap while Policies that Could Address Pay Inequality Stall
09/05/2014 - 13:22 Women Gained 2 Out of Every 3 Jobs Added in August; Men Still Short 350,000 Jobs from Pre-Recession Employment Levels
09/02/2014 - 13:10 Washington, DC, Ranks Highest for Women’s Employment and Earnings; West Virginia Ranks Lowest
08/26/2014 - 07:14 Nearly 7 Million Workers in California Lack Paid Sick Days
08/21/2014 - 14:20 New Survey Finds Construction Trades Offer Good Wages for Women Workers, but Harassment and Discrimination Still Common
08/20/2014 - 06:58 Nearly 3 in 4 Accommodation and Food Service Workers in Orange County, Florida, Lack Access to Paid Sick Days
08/13/2014 - 13:20 Hispanic and Food Service Workers among the Least Likely to Have Paid Sick Days in San Jose
08/01/2014 - 13:02 With Much-Needed Job Growth in July, Men Have Recovered 94% of Jobs They Lost in Recession
07/30/2014 - 13:19 Low Wage, Hispanic, and Immigrant Workers among the Least Likely to Have Paid Sick Days
07/22/2014 - 08:27 Fair Job Scheduling Practices Can Improve College Attainment among Community College Students
07/11/2014 - 12:20 Strong Consensus on Improving Social Security Benefits despite Party Differences
07/03/2014 - 09:07 Strong Job Growth in June Continues to Leave Men Behind
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