Thursday, August 08, 2013

New York Times, July 23, 2013, Tuesday

New York Times

July 23, 2013, Tuesday

New York Times (full article)

Pro-Baby, but Stingy With Money to Support Them

This suggests increasing tension between women’s responsibilities at work and at home. In a study this year, Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn of Cornell found that the labor supply of American women fell compared to those of other rich countries partly because the United States does not provide the generous family benefits common in the rest of the industrial world — like direct subsidies for children, mandatory paid maternity leave and free child care.