What We’re Reading Today (9/11)

Each morning, IWPR’s @landewatson compiles articles on gender, race, economics, and other policy issues IWPR staff want to know about. See below for what we’re reading today. (Note: articles included do not necessarily reflect the views of IWPR’s staff.)



Hurricanes Like Irma Increase Risk for Sexual Assault

Jessica Firger, September 10



The Wall Street Journal

The New Corporate Recruitment Pool: Workers in Dead-End Jobs

Jennifer Levitz, September 10


The Wall Street Journal

Women With Low Grades May Be More Likely Than Men With Low Grades to Abandon STEM Studies

Ben Leubsdorf, September 8


Harvard Business Review

Research: When Men Have Lower Status at Work, They’re Less Likely to Negotiate

Hannah Riley Bowles, Bobbi Thomason and May Al Dabbagh, September 8




Per Usual, Hurricane Irma Will Especially Hurt Low-Income Residents

Whitney Kimball, September 9


The Washington Post

Yes, you can be fired for missing work while fleeing Hurricane Irma

Danielle Paquette, September 8


Huffington Post

Texas Provider Will Offer Free Abortions For Women Affected By Harvey

Jenavieve Hatch, September 7



The Wall Street Journal

Finding America’s Lost 3% Growth

Phil Gramm and Michael Solon, September 10


The Washington Post

Pay transparency could help close the ‘wage gap.’ The EEOC shouldn’t write it off.

WaPo Editorial Board, September 9


The Washington Post

Betsy DeVos could change sexual assault policy for the better

Ruth Marcus, September 8

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