Women As Breadwinners

Women As Breadwinners

A new study from the Pew Research Social and Demographic Trends Project finds women are the primary -- or sole -- earner in 40 percent of American households with children under 18. We talk about the implications of the study for families at home and work with study author Kim Parker and Howard Ross of Cook Ross.

A new study from the Pew Research Center finds women are the primary -- or sole -- earner in 40 percent of American households with children under 18. The numbers highlight a stark divide between single parents and those who are part of a two-income family. We talk about the implications of the study for families at home and work with study author Kim Parker and Howard Ross of Cook Ross.

Guests

Howard Ross

Author, "Reinventing Diversity: Transforming Organizational Community to Strengthen People, Purpose, and Performance" (Rowman & Littlefield); also Principal, Cook Ross

Kim Parker

Associate Director, Pew Social & Demographic Trends Project

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