CEPR conducts research and recommends policy solutions on a range of issues affecting women, including maternity/paid leave, health care, Social Security, childcare and work/life balance.
Women, Working Families, and Unions
June 2014, Janelle Jones, John Schmitt, and Nicole Woo
The Economic Importance of Women’s Rising Hours of Work: Time to Update Employment Standards
April 2014, Eileen Appelbaum, Heather Boushey, and John Schmitt
Good for Business? Connecticut’s Paid Sick Leave Law
March 2014, Eileen Appelbaum, Ruth Milkman, Luke Elliott, and Teresa Kroeger
Expanding Federal Family and Medical Leave Coverage: Who Benefits from Changes in Eligibility Requirements?
February 5, 2014, Helene Jorgensen and Eileen Appelbaum
Married … Without Means
November 2012, Shawn Fremstad
Op-Eds & Columns
Obamacare and Family Values: Parents Get to Stay Home With Children
Truthout, September 15, 2014
When Will the US Catch Up to the Rest of the World on Paid Family Leave?
The Hill, August 8, 2014
A Way to Better Pay, Benefits and Workplace Flexibility: Unions
The Hill, June 23, 2014
Modern Rules for Modern Careers
Eileen Appelbaum and Heather Boushey
US News and World Report, April 25, 2014
Mother's Day Is Different This Year
The Huffington Post, May 7, 2013
CEPR Work and Family Briefings
Audio files and PowerPoint presentations of five Congressional briefings on work/life issues (June - October 2006).
CEPR Economics Seminar Series
Audio and video files of ten CEPR lectures on economic issues
Life, Work and Debt for Generations X and Y
Presentation by Heather Boushey at the New America Foundation, July 27, 2006 (includes video and audio)
Bridging the Gaps
CEPR is teaming up with state and national groups to document the persistent gaps between low-income working families' basic needs and the resources available to them.
Flat World, Big Gaps:
Economic Liberalization, Globalization, Poverty And Inequality>
with a chapter by Mark Weisbrot, Dean Baker, and David Rosnick, and a chapter co-authored by Heather Boushey
(forthcoming in May 2007)
The Growing Economic Divide in America and Its Poisonous Consequences
with chapter co-authored by Heather Boushey
CNNMoney.com: Moms Rise Up, Fight for Workplace Rights
January 11, 2007