Friday, June 21, 2013

New York Times, June 14, 2013, Friday

New York Times

June 14, 2013, Friday

New York Times (full article)

The Unspoken Stigma of Workplace Flexibility

In fact, it’s possible that more women would be working if they had such arrangements available to them, and that they felt comfortable using. The share of working-age American women in the work force has been on the decline relative to other developed countries, a phenomenon tied at least in part to those countries’ rapid expansion of family-friendly policies, according to a study by Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn, both professors of economics at Cornell, published in February.