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Social changes lead married women into labor force

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  • Kristie M. Engemann
  • Michael T. Owyang

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The ranks of women in the workforce jumped by more than 24 percentage points between 1955 and 1999. Credit labor-saving devices at home (such as the dishwasher), the birth-control pill and the preference by some men to marry a woman who works outside the home.

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Article provided by Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in its journal The Regional Economist.

Volume (Year): (2006)
Issue (Month): Apr ()
Pages: 10-11

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Handle: RePEc:fip:fedlre:y:2006:i:apr:p:10-11

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Keywords: Women - Employment;

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