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Entries by Philip N. Cohen from 07/2008

Three Things You Should Know About Women's 'Opt-Out' from Work

| Posted 07.19.2008 | Healthy Living

The latest news in the opt-out wars comes from two Berkeley economists - Jane Leber Herr and Catherine Wolfram - who report on a study of almost 1,000 Harvard graduates at their 15th reunion. Their main finding is that the profession these women went into had big effects on their odds of remaining employed.

Women May Be Losing Jobs, Too: But They're Different Jobs

| Posted 07.24.2008 | Business

There was a strong trend of occupational desegregation, but the pace of that change slowed markedly in the 1990s.

Can You See The Separate Worlds of Work for Men and Women?

| Posted 07.29.2008 | Business

Lots of people work in environments that seem integrated. But these are mostly in the white collar jobs of the professionals and the college educated; the blue-collar world is still a man's world.