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Entries by Philip N. Cohen from 09/2008

The Policy Supports for Work-Family Balance

| Posted 09.02.2008 | Healthy Living

Clearly, the lack of reliable, affordable childcare widens inequality for families, as poor families with employed mothers spend more than a quarter of their income on childcare.

What Does "Equal Pay for Equal Work" Mean to Obama?

| Posted 09.05.2008 | Politics

As long as employers are not proven to be discriminating intentionally, they can pay women less than men if they are not doing the same jobs.

McCain Leads Where Gender Gaps Are Bigger

| Posted 09.12.2008 | Politics

McCain's lead is heavily concentrated in the states where women's employment rates are relatively low.

Obama Campaign Target: Blue-Collar Women Face Worst Gender Gap

| Posted 09.15.2008 | Politics

Except among the highest earners, women with only a high school degrees face the highest gender gaps compared with men at their own education level.

Even In An Election Year, "Most Productive" Isn't "Hardest Working"

| Posted 09.18.2008 | Business

American politicians are unanimous in their patriotic zeal, but please don't confuse rhetoric with reality.

Hard Times for Children with Disabilities

| Posted 09.24.2008 | Healthy Living

The evidence on well-being among children with disabilities is distressing. In this country, they are more likely to be poor, and more likely to live in single-parent families.