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The Costs of Motherhood Are Rising, and Catching Women Off Guard - The New York Times

The Costs of Motherhood Are Rising, and Catching Women Off Guard - The New York Times | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

"The researchers documented a sharp decline in employment for women after their first children were born, in both the United States and Britain, even though about 90 percent of women worked before having children. They used data from the Labor Department’s National Longitudinal Surveys, the University of Michigan’s Panel Study of Income Dynamics and the British Household Panel Survey."

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ESRC funds the Institute for Social and Economic Research, at the University of Essex, that houses the British Household Panel Survey. 

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Women's pessimism 'is behind gender pay gap', research reveals

Women's pessimism 'is behind gender pay gap', research reveals | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A study by the University of Bath found that women underestimate their earnings prospects, while men consistently overestimate theirs.

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The British Household Panel Survey is funded by ESRC and is also part of the wider Understanding Society.

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