Gender Bias in the Current Economic Recovery?: Declining Employment Rates for Women in the 21st Century
Publisher(s): Center for Economic and Policy Research
Keywords: Women workers; Employment to population ratio (EPOP); Older workers
Coverage: United States
This paper compares the current economic recovery — post-2001 recession up to mid-2005 — with its performance in the prior four economic recoveries. It examines how weak job growth has affected older versus younger workers, and how the impact has differed between men and women.