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Finding Time: The Economics of Work-Life Conflict

by Heather Boushey,
Psychology Today, May 10, 2016

These days millions of Americans are struggling to balance their workplace and family responsibilities. With the exception of those at the top of the economic pyramid, incomes are stagnant. For the middle-class, average family income, adjusted for inflation, is what it was in the mid-1990s. For low-income households, it’s $600 less than it was in 1979.


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