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The Recession’s Gender Gap: from ‘Man-cession’ to ‘He-covery’ (September 6, 2011)

By Suzy Khimm
The Washington Post

"Men were hit harder and earlier by job losses than women in the downturn. As of last month, the unemployment rate for adult men was 8.9 percent, versus 8 percent among women. But men are also recovering faster and have made back about 28 percent of the 6.1 million jobs they’ve lost; women have regained about 10.8 percent, according to an analysis of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research."

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