Posts Tagged ‘participation rates’

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    Gender Issues: Women’s Labor Days

    Sep 2, 13 • 457 Views • No Comments

    What if a billion underutilized women entered the global economy during the next 10 years? Economies might get these growth rate boosts: Sweden: 2% US: 5% Brazil: 9% Japan: 9% South Africa: 10% United Arab Emirates: 12% India: 27% How? An OECD (Organization......  [read more]

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    Unemployment: Is It All About Participation Rates?

    Apr 6, 13 • 351 Views • No Comments

    Yes, at  7.6%, the unemployment rate is almost the same as last month. So too, at 11.7 million is the number of unemployed people. But some analysts think something is changing radically. They are concerned about participation rates. When we look at......  [read more]

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    Augusta National Golf Club and Women

    Aug 21, 12 • 437 Views • No Comments

    With Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore soon to become the Augusta National Golf Club’s first female members, I keep thinking about how women have become more valuable. The reason takes us back to the family. Assume for a moment that a family is a......  [read more]

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    Working Moms: The Good and the Bad News

    Aug 7, 10 • 321 Views • No Comments

    Two recent studies about working moms give good news and bad. The good first. If you work during your child’s first year, and you contribute considerably to the family income, or if your child care is very good, or if you are sensitive to your children,......  [read more]

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    A Woman’s Impact

    May 13, 10 • 424 Views • No Comments

    In a Washington Post article with the heading, “‘Potty Parity’ hearing set for today,” I discovered that the U.S. Congress was working on a bill to increase the number of female restrooms in federal buildings. Testimony began......  [read more]