Lessons from the rise of women’s labor force participation in Japan

After decades of steady gains, U.S. women’s labor force participation peaked in 2000. In retrospect, this was an important turning point: rising women’s participation had fueled household income and economic growth, and helped offset declining prime-age male labor force participation. Declining prime-age women’s participation since then has weakened growth, exacerbating the labor force participation decline … Continue reading Lessons from the rise of women’s labor force participation in Japan