While we know that the pandemic gender gap grew, we need to look more closely at mothers to see who, how, why, and where.
In our pre-pandemic 2019 world, the number of service sector jobs that attracted women went up. Meanwhile, male-dominated sectors except for construction had fewer jobs: Ahead by 109,000 jobs, women became a majority of the labor force. The Pandemic Gender…
By looking at counties with more opioid prescriptions, we can understand one reason that labor force participation rates are declining.
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