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March 2002, Vol. 125, No. 3
The labor force experience of women from ‘Generation X’Marisa DiNatale
Economist, Division of Labor Force Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics..
Women aged 25 to 34 years in 2000 participated in the labor force in greater proportions, were more educated, earned more, and generally enjoyed more labor market benefits than their counterparts 25 years earlier; moreover, the “earnings gap” between young women and men narrowed substantially over the period.
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