08/14/2013 10:55 am ET

Why 26% Of U.S. Women Still Choose Not To Work


"It seems that we are stuck," said Cornell University economist Francine Blau, who co-authored a paper on this topic with her husband Lawrence Kahn, also a Cornell economist.

What went wrong?

They point to a lack of family-friendly labor laws in the United States as a key part of the problem.

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