The Recession Was Sexist (So Is the Recovery)
But there’s also a less talked about story about gender and the recession. Men may have fallen harder. But during the country’s sluggish recovery, they bounced back faster. And in the current rickety job market, women may be facing the tougher road ahead.
A chart from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research illustrates the disparity between job gains for men and women since the economy began to turn around. The data is drawn from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ payroll survey. Read more.
- Show more notes