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New Mothers Experience Temporary Drop in Earnings

When working women have children, they experience a permanent setback in their likelihood of working and a big but temporary drop in earnings. New U.S. Census Bureau research shows that the share of women who are working falls by 18 percentage points in the quarter they give birth to their first child, as illustrated in the...

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