Nearly one in four teachers may leave their job by the end of the current (2020-'21) school year, compared with one in six who were likely to leave prior to the pandemic, according to a new RAND Corporation survey. Teachers who identified as Black or African American were particularly likely to consider leaving. These results suggest potential immediate and long-term threats to the teacher supply.
While the United States faces a nationwide nursing shortage, a recent study at the University of Missouri found rural Missouri counties experience nursing shortages at a greater rate than the state's metropolitan counties.
A study co-authored by MIT economist Alp Simsek shows that increases in stock market wealth do translate into more consumer spending and employment in areas where portfolios have increased.
With increased media attention and political campaigns focusing on the gender pay gap, the fact that women -- on average -- are paid less than men, has become an important public discussion. While much of the focus has been on the corporate sector, a new study that looked at executive compensation at nonprofit organizations found that women earn 8.9% less than men with the gap becoming greater when there is room for salary negotiations.
Surgeons have historically been overwhelmingly white and male, and although there have been some diversity gains among junior positions, a JAMA Surgery study shows that representation of Black and Latinx surgeons at leadership levels has not improved over the past six years. And Black and Latina women, who are grappling with the intersectionality of race/ethnicity and gender, have it even worse.
Hispanic Americans have died of COVID-19 at a disproportionately high rate compared to whites because of workplace exposure to the virus, a new study suggests.
After reading a 2019 Washington Post op-ed calling for a mandatory retirement age for professors, Dr. Bill Savage, Senior Researcher at the Academic Analytics Research Center (AARC), wanted to explore whether it is the case that senior scholars produce fewer research publications than their younger colleagues. In collaboration with AARC Director Dr. Anthony J. Olejniczak, they conducted a study documenting publication patterns across multiple formats in different age groups.
A recent study finds that social inequality persists, regardless of educational achievement - particularly for men.
A new UCLA study finds that the proportion of physicians who are Black in the US has increased by only 4 percentage points over the past 120 years, and that the share of doctors who are Black men remains unchanged since 1940. The research also spotlights a significant income gap between white and Black male physicians -- a disparity,
A retrospective study by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit finds that workers in the manufacturing and construction industries have higher incidence of common hand, wrist injuries than office workers.