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Nobel Prize winner Claudia Goldin on remote work's potential to narrow gender pay gaps

Claudia Goldin, winner of the 2023 Nobel Prize in economics, discusses the impact of care responsibilities disproportionately falling on women.
"It's not just the person who has the greater care responsibilities who is giving up something," said Nobel laureate Claudia Goldin, "but it's the other person who is living a life of the high-flyer, but is not going to see his child take her first step."
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Women's role in labor force continued to grow in August. Is the trend sustainable?

Sep 4, 2023
The growth was largely driven by working mothers. Flexible and remote jobs help, but the expiration of child care relief funds may hurt.
The growth in the female working population has largely been driven by mothers.
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A lack of affordable child care is keeping women out of the workforce

Jul 8, 2022
Child care is a poorly paid profession that continues to be one of the biggest expenses for parents.
The child care sector is down nearly 100,000 workers since the start of 2020, according to one estimate.
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