Racial, gender wage gaps persist in U.S. despite some progress
Looking at gender, race and ethnicity combined, all groups, with the exception of Asian men, lag behind white men in terms of median hourly earnings.
Gender and Leadership Omnibus
Gender and Leadership
Who does more at home when both parents work? Depends on which one you ask
Working moms and dads don’t necessarily see eye to eye when it comes to how certain tasks are divided at home.
Women more than men adjust their careers for family life
Women most often are the ones who adjust their schedules and make compromises when the needs of children and other family members collide with work, data show.
Businesses owned by women, minorities lag in revenue share
The number of businesses owned by women and minorities has grown considerably in recent years, particularly in certain industries, but based on revenue they remain on average considerably smaller than white- or male-owned firms.
Despite progress, women still bear heavier load than men in balancing work and family
Our research suggests the issue continues to resonate with many working moms.
Women and Leadership
Most Americans say women are every bit as capable of being good leaders as men, whether in political offices or in corporate boardrooms. So why, then, are they underrepresented in top jobs?
Higher Education, Gender & Work
Perceptions about women bosses improve, but gap remains
Women still lag when it comes to holding top managerial positions. And among those with a preference, both men and women say they prefer a male boss and co-workers.
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