Classroom Lesson: Barbie® in the Labor Force
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- "So We All Can Succeed: 125 Years of Women's Participation in the Economy," a 2017 speech by Janet Yellen, the first woman to serve as Chair of the Federal Reserve.
- "Invest in Women, Invest In America : A Comprehensive Review of Women in the U.S. Economy," a 2010 report by Congress.
- Publications of the United States Women's Bureau (part of the Department of Labor), examining women in the workforce from World War I to the 1980s.
- Data: Percent of Women in the Labor Force, 1948-present, on FRED®
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