U.S. women near milestone in the college-educated labor force
This year will likely be the first year in which women are a majority of the U.S. college-educated labor force.
When should a woman have children if she’s thinking about running for office?
Roughly half of Americans say it’s better for a woman who wants to reach high political office to have children before entering politics. Views are different when it comes to leadership positions in the business world.
How Americans see automation and the workplace in 7 charts
Most Americans anticipate widespread job automation in the future, and they generally foresee more negative than positive effects from these advances.
The narrowing, but persistent, gender gap in pay
In 2018, women earned 85% of what men earned. The wage gap was somewhat smaller for adults ages 25 to 34 than for all workers 16 and older.
Latinos’ Incomes Higher Than Before Great Recession, but U.S.-Born Latinos Yet to Recover
The overall gain in income among Latino workers is driven by a rise in the share of higher-income immigrants who have lived in the U.S. for more years. Yet the incomes of U.S.-born Latinos are still less than since the recession began.
4 paths highly educated immigrants take to study and work in the U.S.
Here’s a brief overview of four paths that many highly educated immigrants take to study and work in the U.S.: the H-1B visa program, the F-1 visa program, the Optional Practical Training program and green cards.
Majority of U.S. Public Supports High-Skilled Immigration
Many Americans support encouraging high-skilled immigration into the United States. But the U.S. trails other economically advanced nations in its share of immigrants with high skills.
Democratic and Republican House members on average represent similar numbers of federal workers
Many federal workers live and work far from D.C., with substantial numbers in districts scattered across the country – and represented by both Democratic and GOP members of Congress.
Gender and Jobs in Online Image Searches
Men are overrepresented in online image search results for popular jobs. Women appear lower on the page than men in many of these searches.
Public Attitudes Toward Computer Algorithms
Despite the growing presence of algorithms in daily life, the U.S. public expresses broad concerns over the fairness and effectiveness of computer programs making important decisions.
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