Women in the Down Economy: Impacts of the Recession and the Stimulus in Massachusetts

Women's and men's work (both in and out of the labor force) still differs, so we can expect that the economic crisis has had a distinct impact on women as well as their families. This policy brief discusses how the down economy has differentially impacted women and men in Massachusetts and the gendered implications of federal stimulus spending.

URL: 
http://www.mccormack.umb.edu/centers/cwppp/documents/CWPPPWomenDownEconomyMarch2010_001.pdf