Regarding employment trends, the sluggish recovery from the Great Recession has been better for men than for women, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
The post-recession trends are a sharp turnabout from the gender patterns that prevailed during the recession itself, when men lost more than twice as many jobs as women.
Employment trends during the recovery have favored men over women in all but one of the 16 major sectors of the economy, identified in the report. This infographic reveals the gender patterns of employment during the two years of economic recovery.
Post-recession employment trends:
Online phone calls are free or cheaper than other types of phone calling, and it is now enabled on many smartphones and tablet computers.
After years of modest activity, online phone calling has taken off as a quarter of American adult internet users (24%) have placed phone calls online. That amounts to 19% of all American adults. On any given day 5% of internet users are going online to place phone calls.
This infographic gives the demographic portrait of those who are using the internet for Online Phone Calls:
College Worth: College provides plenty of intellectual and possible economic benefits. However, the dismal job prospects for new college graduates have revived debates about whether college is worth it.
Is College Worth It? Let’s explore the attitudes of the public and college presidents about the value, cost, quality, mission and payoff of college education.
The infographic is based on findings from a pair of Pew Research Center surveys conducted this spring. One is a telephone survey taken among a nationally representative sample of 2,142 adults ages 18 and older. The other is an online survey among the presidents of 1,055 two-year and four-year private, public and for-profit colleges and universities.