UH IRWGS Pandemic Gender Snapshot # 7 – Houston/Harris County

UH IRWGS PANDEMIC GENDER SNAPSHOT #7 – December 22, 2020[2] Cross-posted from UH IRWGS website: https://uh.edu/class/ws/research/ Tracking Covid-19 fatality data by gender, race/ethnicity and age. Though vaccines are now being delivered to health workers and the most vulnerable elderly, fatalities continue

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New Era in Childbirth? Childcare Still Part of the Story.

Here’s an overview piece on current fertility research around later motherhood. Among the methods discussed, lab-grown eggs from stem cells (“Growing eggs in the lab like this would yield a great many eggs unaffected by age for older women trying

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Population Plunge?

  Decline in Births Among Twentysomething Women, by Race This week the Urban Institute tackles the fertility question:  Will the birth rate drop among young women since the 2007 recession be made up by births to those same women when they’re

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Lean ON: Expand the School Schedule & Raise GDP

My new piece on the Daily Beast makes two arguments: the current national school schedule forces women out of the work stream, and women can use the clout we’ve amassed to date to change things now. Though the mismatch of

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