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Will robot nannies save Japan’s economy?

One of the  main problems that is plaguing Japan’s economy is that more than half  of all Japanese women quit their job after giving birth More...

Office advancement vs. home duties

Approximately every five years the Families and Work Institute conducts its National Study for the Changing Workforce, where employed men and women are surveyed about More...

‘The end of men’ in the workplace is far from reality

In the last year, there has been increased discussions on the book, The End of Men and the Rise of Women by Hanna Rosin.  She belives that More...

Canadian women soar at school but stick to traditional jobs, says Statcan

Canadian women have drastically surpassed men in their schooling , but they continue to stick with traditional jobs.  There are more working-age women that hold More...

The persistent gender wage gap and the equal pay act: A call for mandatory wage disclosures

Recently the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Equal Pay Act was marked, yet the gender wage gap persists.  Another issue is the the More...

The best U.S cities for working women

Ariel Schwartz at Co.EXIST looks at which cities are more likely to offer fair work environments for American women based on the rate of population growth, whether More...

The other women’s movement: Factory workers in the developing world

Rachael Meiers at The Harvard Business Review blogs about how factory work provides women in developing nations with a much-needed salary. At the same time, it’s important More...

Where the race for talent is tight, women gain speed

Avivah Wittenberg-Cox at the Harvard Business Review Blog looks at why women in China are enthusiastic about working for multinational firms, so much so that it is More...

It’s the economy: How shared diaper duty could stimulate the economy

Catherine Rampell weighs in on the debate about women in workforce with this New York Times article about how men taking on more household and family responsibility More...

Why helping women climb the ladder isn’t a gender issue—it’s good business

A hot new topic is talking about what women should be doing to get ahead at work.  We want to fix our economy, so we More...

Economix blog: Incentives for men, to help women to work

In most countries women still make less than men and this could be a reason by family-friendly policies aren’t being used by men.  It is More...

New research: The state of work for Indian women

An new report soon to be released by the Center for Talent Innovation reveals some interesting insights into India’s women professionals, including that the may More...