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The Myth of the Mancession? Women & the Jobs Crisis -- Fact, Fiction, and Female Unemployment

(37) Comments | Posted October 25, 2010 | 2:24 PM

After the crash, the downturn was dubbed a "mancession." As the meme continues to circulate, the Roosevelt Institute's New Deal 2.0 blog asked leading thinkers to help sort fact from fiction. Are men suffering more than women in a weak economy? Is Washington doing enough to address female...

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What We Can Learn From E. Wight Bakke

(3) Comments | Posted November 27, 2009 | 10:22 AM

As part of the Roosevelt Institute's series on the Jobs Crisis, running on the New Deal 2.0 blog from Nov. 12-30, I was asked to reflect on what can be done to get Americans working again. Here's my take.

In 1940 Yale Professor of Economics and...

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