Removing barriers to women’s labor force participation

After decades of steady improvement, the labor force participation rate of American women peaked in 2000 and has declined since. As of September 2017, 25–54 year old women’s labor force participation rate was 75.2 percent (compared to 88.6 percent for men), below its 2000 peak of 77.3 percent. This changing trend is a central economic … Continue reading Removing barriers to women’s labor force participation