Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Housewives of NYC increasingly stay unemployed to avoid rat race

HOUSEWIVES OF NYC">"Housewives of NY: More Apple Gals pick unemployment", NYP, 5/10/08, at 3

-NYC men likely to retire earlier but work longer, only 49% of women hold jobs in NYC, compared to 67% nationwide

-bad commuting times make people more inclined to stay in office or not work at all

-worst commutes NYC, Honolulu, LA, Miami, Houston, SF

-Minneapolis highest participation by women in workforce-80% hold jobs

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