Archives for March 2011

Gendered Tradeoffs: Family, Social Policy, and Economic Inequality in Twenty-One Countries
Mar 25, 2011 | Books

Read abstract Gender inequality in the workplace persists, even in nations with some of the most progressive laws and generous family support policies. Yet the dimensions on which inequality is measured—levels of women’s employment, number of hours worked, sex segregation by occupations and wages—tell very different stories across industrialized nations. By examining federally guaranteed parental […]

LIS has a new name, new logo and new look!
Mar 14, 2011 | Uncategorized

In the summer of 2009, the LIS Board met in Luxembourg. A lively discussion took place about “re-branding” the Luxembourg Income Study. Many of the suggestions made to us at that meeting were seconded in 2010 when LIS underwent an external audit. Two recommendations were overwhelmingly clear: First, our organization’s longstanding name – the Luxembourg […]