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IWPR Quick Figures

IWPR Quick Figures are designed to present timely, easily digestible graphics and information about current research topics. Browse through the full list below.

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Latest Reports from IWPR

Is the Recovery Starting for Women? Slow Job Growth in October for Both Women and Men.
by Institute for Women's Policy Research (November 2011)

Job growth slowed in October with 80,000 jobs added to nonfarm payrolls. This is down from 104,000 new jobs in August and 158,000 in September. (September’s gains included more than 40,000 Verizon workers returning after a strike. August and September’s totals were revised by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in November). Women’s employment now appears to be rising. In October women gained 66,000 jobs, but men gained only 14,000. The revised numbers for August and September show 136,000 new jobs for women compared with 126,000 for men.


Slow Job Growth in September Points to Need for Federal Help with Job Creation
by Institute for Women's Policy Research (October 2011)


Women Underrepresented Among High Earners in Banking and Finance
by Institute for Women's Policy Research (September 2011)


Women and Men in the Public Sector
by Jeff Hayes, Ph.D. (September 2011)


The Job Loss Tsunami of the Great Recession: Wave Recedes for Men, Not for Women
by Heidi Hartmann, Jeffrey Hayes (July 2011)


Monthly Number of Women and Men on Payrolls (Seasonally Adjusted), December 2007- April 2011
by Jeffrey Hayes, Ph.D. (May 2011)


Paid Sick Day Access Rates by Gender and Race/Ethnicity, 2010
by IWPR (March 2011)


Monthly Number of Women and Men on Payrolls (Seasonally Adjusted), December 2007– February 2011
by (March 2011)


Women’s Median Earnings as a Percent of Men’s Median Earnings, 1960-2009 (Full-Time, Year-Round Workers) with Projection for Pay Equity in 2056
by Jeffrey Hayes (March 2011)


Figures Excerpted from the Report, Social Security Especially Vital to Women and People of Color, Men Increasingly Reliant
by Heidi Hartmann, Ph.D., Jeff Hayes, Ph.D., Robert Drago, Ph.D. (February 2011)


Figures Excerpted from IWPR’s Upcoming Report, Organizations Working with Latina Immigrants: Resources and Strategies for Change
by Cynthia Hess, Ph.D., Jane M. Henrici, Ph.D., Claudia Williams (February 2011)

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