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Chandra Childers
Study Director |Passionate about eliminating barriers to women's economic security, especially for women of color |Opinions/Tweets are my own.
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Chandra Childers Jun 13
And I learned a lot from other participants!
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Mark Muro Jun 13
Really learned some things from this morning's searching conversation on the changing nature of work, thanks to , including with the always astute
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IWPR Jun 11
Good news: More women of color are working in top IT occupations; the bad news: top IT occupations are even more male dominated than they were 15 years ago.
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Chandra Childers Jun 11
Great thread on report on women and automation
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Peterson Foundation Mar 29
Automation threatens to increase economic inequality and poses particular challenges for older Black women, according to a new paper from 's .
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Chandra Childers May 9
Agreed, a great article
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IWPR May 1
“You just don’t know what you don’t know…even now I’ve met with that financial advisor before…I know he’s there to help me…But I don’t even know what questions I should be asking.” Read comprehensive report on women and wealth-building in Central Ohio
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IWPR May 2
The share of women working in the three largest high-tech jobs—which will shape innovations of the future—has fallen over the past 20 years.
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IWPR May 3
. reported that the unemployment rate declined to 3.6 percent in April, the lowest rate since December 1969. However, over the past year, unemployment rates for Black workers have increased for women and men.
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ElyseShaw Apr 25
Our report with takes a deep dive into the gender and racial wealth gaps in Central Ohio using original survey data and focus group interviews and compares it to whats going on for women nationally.
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IWPR Apr 24
In collaboration with , a new report analyzes the gender wealth gap at the local level finds that homeownership is a major source of wealth—and debt—for women in Central Ohio. Read the full report here.
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D. Tomaskovic-Devey Apr 15
Intersitng experiement on attitudes toward diversity policies. Support for workplace diversity policies is lower when the goal is to increase diversity than when it is to reduce discrimination:
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LindseyReichlinCruse Apr 11
Very excited to share a new fact sheet featuring updated data on ! It was a pleasure to collaborate with on this. @
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IWPR Apr 2
New: New analysis of the wage gap by occupation finds that women are five times more likely than men to work in occupations with poverty-level pay
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Ariane Hegewisch Mar 19
The work of the U.S. national women's soccer team looks identical to that of any elite, professional athletic team, regardless of gender. So why aren't they being paid comparably? writes:
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IWPR Mar 19
Check out the latest paper by IWPR’s , published as part of the initiative.
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IWPR Mar 13
1/ The future of caregiving will shape the . Robots may supplement, but not replace, need for human care and trends in paid/unpaid care work are critical to understanding the future of work. IWPR’s new report includes gender-aware policy recommendations (thread):
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Chandra Childers Mar 13
Our report is finally out--check it out Women, Automation, and the Future of Work | Institute for Women's Policy Research
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Heidi Shierholz Feb 28
In the coverage of the GDP numbers, the impact of the tax cut is getting a lot of attention while this fact -- that federal government spending grew unusually quickly in 2018, boosting growth -- has been SO underappreciated/overlooked.
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The Indicator Feb 24
Here's an economist you should know: Sadie Alexander, the first African-American economist.
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