2018 June 15 eBulletin

June 15, 2018

LERA eBulletin

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Blau; Cutcher-Gershenfeld; Basefsky; Yamada; Ghilarducci

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In the News

Francine BlauFrancine Blau (Cornell) is racking up lots of podcast coverage on the male-female wage gap.

Here she is on a FiveThirtyEight.com.
https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-pay-gap-is-way-too-entrenched-to-be-solved-by-women-alone/

And here on a Planet Money podcast:
https://www.npr.org/sections/money/2018/04/09/600931069/mind-the-pay-gap
Joel Cutcher-GershenfeldDesigning Reality: How to Thrive in the Third Digital Revolution, is a new book by Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld  (Brandeis) and his brothers Alan and Neil. Published by Basic Books, it came out in November. Check out the web site:

http://designingreality.org
Stuart BasefskyStuart Basefsky posted on the LERA-Dialog listserv a Bureau of Labor Statistics report on the record (low) number of work stoppages last year.

https://www.bls.gov/news.release/wkstp.htm
David YamadaDavid Yamada (Suffolk) has a blog on the themes of work and employment in the FX and Amazon Prime series “The Americans.”

https://newworkplace.wordpress.com/2018/06/03/themes-of-work-and-employment-in-the-americans/
Teresa GhilarducciFrom Teresa Ghilarducci (The New School) and the New School Retirement Equity Lab: “Unstable or low-wage jobs make up more than half of older workers' job growth.”
http://www.economicpolicyresearch.org/jobs-report/april-2018-unemployment-report-for-workers-over-55

And her May older worker jobs report.
http://www.economicpolicyresearch.org/jobs-report/may-2018-unemployment-report-for-workers-over-55
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