Posts Tagged ‘Working Mothers’

  • Gender Isssues: Japan’s Daycare Dilemma

    Aug 19, 13 • 314 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Growth, Gender Issues, HouseholdsNo Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, Kent Place School alumna and freshman at Columbia University In America, the thought of 4% GDP growth sounds miraculous. Imagine 14%. That is the amount of percentage points Japan could boost its GDP by if more women were to

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    Gender Issues: America’s Maternity Leave

    Jan 14, 13 • 212 Views • Gender Issues, Households, LaborNo Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School The United States is the only first world country in the world that does not mandate paid maternity leave. Not only is this embarrassing and disconcerting, but this also harms our nation’s