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4. Blacks In STEM Jobs Are Especially Concerned About Diversity …

Jan 09, 2018  · Most blacks in STEM positions consider major underlying reasons for the underrepresentation of blacks and Hispanics in science, technology, engineering and math occupations to be limited access to quality education, discrimination in recruitment and promotions and a lack of encouragement to pursue these jobs from an early age.

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The Future of Jobs and Jobs Training - Pew Research Center: …

Posted: (53 years ago) May 03, 2017  · 1) The difficulty of projecting what will be the ‘jobs of the future’ in a world where the targets keep shifting faster and faster. Jobs that seem viable may fall victim to a surprising development in automation (see, for example, filmmaking); new categories of work may not last long enough to support large numbers of employees.

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Americans' thoughts about video games | Pew Research Center

Posted: (53 years ago) Dec 15, 2015  · June 10-July 12, 2015 – Gaming, Jobs and Broadband Dataset. ... It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Pew Research Center does not take policy positions. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts.

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U.S. academic achievement lags that of many other countries | Pew ...

Posted: (53 years ago) Feb 15, 2017  · In the most recent tests, from 2015, 10 countries (out of 48 total) had statistically higher average fourth-grade math scores than the U.S., while seven countries had higher average science scores. In the eighth-grade tests, seven out of 37 countries had statistically higher average math scores than the U.S., and seven had higher science scores.

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Gender pay gap in U.S. held steady in 2020 | Pew Research Center

Posted: (53 years ago) May 25, 2021  · The U.S. Census Bureau has also analyzed the gender pay gap, though its analysis looks only at full-time workers (as opposed to full- and part-time workers). In 2019, full-time, year-round working women earned 82% of what their male counterparts earned, according to the Census Bureau’s most recent analysis.

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AI, Robotics, and the Future of Jobs | Pew Research Center

Posted: (53 years ago) Aug 06, 2014  · Argument #2: Advances in technology create new jobs and industries even as they displace some of the older ones. Ben Shneiderman, professor of computer science at the University of Maryland, wrote, “Robots and AI make compelling stories for journalists, but they are a false vision of the major economic changes. Journalists lost their jobs ...

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6 facts about America’s STEM workforce and those training for it

Posted: (53 years ago) Apr 14, 2021  · The STEM workforce (science, technology, engineering and math) has grown rapidly in recent decades. An updated analysis by the Bureau of Labor Statistics since the coronavirus outbreak began projects strong growth for many STEM occupations in the United States, particularly epidemiologists, medical scientists, biochemists and biophysicists, and …

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5 facts about student loans | Pew Research Center

Posted: (53 years ago) Aug 13, 2019  · Americans owed about $1.5 trillion in student loans at the end of March 2019, more than two times what they owed a decade earlier. The increase has come as historically high shares of young adults in the United States go to college and the cost of higher education increases.. Here are five facts about student loans in America, based on a Pew Research …

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Problems that face urban, suburban and rural communities in …

Posted: (53 years ago) May 22, 2018  · Rural residents more likely to say availability of jobs is a major problem where they live. Overall, 31% of Americans say the availability of jobs is a major problem in their local community and 45% say this is a minor problem. Roughly one-in-four (23%) say this is not a problem in their community.

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STEM Jobs See Uneven Progress in Increasing Gender, Racial …

Posted: (53 years ago) Apr 01, 2021  · STEM Jobs See Uneven Progress in Increasing Gender, Racial and Ethnic Diversity ... In computer science, Hispanic students earned 8% of master’s degrees and 6% of research doctorates awarded to U.S. citizens and permanent residents in the 2017-2018 school year. They earned 8% of master’s degrees in math and 9% each in life science and ...

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Millennials are the largest generation in the U.S. labor force

Posted: (53 years ago) Apr 11, 2018  · About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and …

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Majority of U.S. Workers Changing Jobs Are Seeing Real Wage Gains

Posted: (53 years ago) Jul 28, 2022  · Amid reports of the Great Resignation, Pew Research Center conducted this study to better understand the experiences of individual workers who switched employers in any given month from January 2019 to March 2022.. Part of the study is based on the analysis of monthly Current Population Survey (CPS) data from January 2019 to March 2022. The CPS is the U.S. …

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Most Americans say immigrants mainly fill jobs US citizens don’t …

Posted: (53 years ago) Jun 10, 2020  · About 750,000 unauthorized immigrants held jobs in industries that produce and distribute food – food production (290,000), food processing (210,000), food retail (170,000) and food distribution (70,000). During the COVID-19 outbreak, these industries, considered part of the nation’s food supply chain, are considered essential jobs ...

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Gaming and Gamers | Pew Research Center

Posted: (53 years ago) Dec 15, 2015  · In recent years, major debates have emerged about the societal impact of video games and the effect they have on the people who play them. Among the disputes: whether men predominate in gaming; whether games portray women and minorities poorly; whether violent games promote aggressive behavior; and whether games encourage positive attributes such …

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Careers | Pew Research Center

Posted: (53 years ago) All jobs are all based in our office in Washington, DC. We are unable to accommodate full-time remote work. Relocation assistance is available for some positions. ... It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Pew Research Center does not take policy positions ...

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Internet & Technology - Research and data from the Pew Research Center

Posted: (53 years ago) Aug 10, 2022  · The social media sites that journalists use most frequently for their jobs differ from those that the public turns to for news. ... demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Pew Research Center does not take policy positions. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts.

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How Americans view their jobs | Pew Research Center

Posted: (53 years ago) Oct 06, 2016  · And 66% of those working in a STEM profession or teaching say their job gives them a sense of identity, while 43% of those working in manual/physical occupations and 37% of those working in retail or service jobs say the same. 26 Employees of the same industries and occupations that are most likely to report that their job provides them with a ...

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U.S. newsroom employment has fallen 26% since 2008

Posted: (53 years ago) Jul 13, 2021  · In 2008, newspaper employees made up about six-in-ten newsroom jobs overall (62%). By 2020, the share had dropped to fewer than four-in-ten (36%). In 2020 alone, a third of large newspapers in the U.S. experienced layoffs , and as of August 2020, nearly 2,800 newspaper companies had received federal aid through the Paycheck Protection Program ...

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Employment, workforce participation of college grads fell amid …

Posted: (53 years ago) May 14, 2021  · From their virtual commencements, the class of 2020 graduates looked out into a very different economic future than their predecessors the year before – one upended by a recession caused by a pandemic that has been particularly hard on young workers.The challenges of a pandemic economy are evident in the labor market outcomes of 2020 college …

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6 facts about U.S. Mormons | Pew Research Center

Posted: (53 years ago) Sep 30, 2016  · Additionally, 58% of Mormons say a marriage where the husband provides and the wife stays at home is preferable to one in which both spouses have jobs. Among the general public, most people (62%) express the opposite view, saying a marriage in which both spouses have jobs and take responsibility for housework and child rearing is more satisfying.

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Gender discrimination more common for women in mostly male …

Posted: (53 years ago) Mar 07, 2018  · The jobs with the highest concentrations of men tend to involve traditionally blue-collar fields such as heavy equipment operation and repair or construction, as well as computer and engineering occupations. For example, roughly 99% of automotive service technicians and mechanics are male, as are 98% of carpenters.

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The Great Resignation: Why workers say they quit jobs in 2021

Posted: (53 years ago) Mar 09, 2022  · Many of those who switched jobs see improvements. A majority of those who quit a job in 2021 and are not retired say they are now employed, either full-time (55%) or part-time (23%). Of those, 61% say it was at least somewhat easy for them to find their current job, with 33% saying it was very easy. One-in-five say it was very or somewhat ...

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COVID-19 Pandemic Continues To Reshape Work in America

Posted: (53 years ago) Feb 16, 2022  · Nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, roughly six-in-ten U.S. workers who say their jobs can mainly be done from home (59%) are working from home all or most of the time.The vast majority of these workers (83%) say they were working from home even before the omicron variant started to spread in the United States, according to a new Pew Research …

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Public’s Top Priority for 2022: Strengthening the Nation’s Economy

Posted: (53 years ago) Feb 16, 2022  · As the coronavirus pandemic enters its third year, more Americans view strengthening the U.S. economy as a top policy priority than say the same about dealing with COVID-19.. This marks a shift from last year, when the economy and the coronavirus both topped the public’s policy agenda.. At a time when Americans rate several issues as lower priorities …

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The Rising Cost of Not Going to College - Pew Research …

Posted: (53 years ago) Feb 11, 2014  · To measure the value of their college studies, all college graduates were asked their major or, if they held a graduate or professional degree, their field of study. Overall, 37% say they were social science, liberal arts or education majors, a third (33%) say they studied a branch of science or engineering and a quarter (26%) majored in business.

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Teen summer employment rises after slump early in COVID …

Posted: (53 years ago) Jun 21, 2022  · That industry, which includes hotels and motels, resorts, restaurants, snack shacks and similar establishments, also had the biggest increase in teen jobs between summer 2020 and summer 2021, accounting for 41 of every 100 newly created teen jobs. Before 2001, retail was the biggest employer of teens in the summer.

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Trends and Facts on Online News | State of the News Media | Pew ...

Posted: (53 years ago) Jul 27, 2021  · MORE FACT SHEETS: STATE OF THE NEWS MEDIA The vast majority of adults in the United States get at least some news online (via smartphone, computer or tablet), and the online space has become a host for the digital homes of both legacy news outlets and new, “born on the web” news outlets.* Digital advertising revenue across all digital entities (beyond just …

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4. Views on reducing economic inequality - Pew Research …

Posted: (53 years ago) Jan 09, 2020  · Among those who say there’s currently too much economic inequality, 93% say ensuring workers have the skills they need for today’s jobs would do at least a fair amount to reduce it, with 62% saying this would do a great deal. In fact, this is the only measure that majorities of Democrats (65%) and Republicans (56%) who think there’s too ...

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How U.S. unemployment during COVID-19 compares with Great …

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Posted: (53 years ago) Jun 11, 2020  · City employees hand out unemployment applications on April 8, 2020, in Hialeah, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) The COVID-19 outbreak and the economic downturn it engendered swelled the ranks of unemployed Americans by more than 14 million, from 6.2 million in February to 20.5 million in May 2020. As a result, the U.S. unemployment rate shot up from …

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Middle class keeps its size, loses financial ground to upper-income ...

Posted: (53 years ago) Sep 06, 2018  · A recent Pew Research Center analysis also found that the wealth gaps between upper-income families and lower- and middle-income families in 2016 were at the highest levels recorded.Although the wealth of upper-income families has more than recovered from the losses experienced during the Great Recession, the wealth of lower- and middle-income families in …

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Women more than men adjust their careers for family life

Posted: (53 years ago) Oct 01, 2015  · For working parents in the U.S., the challenge of juggling careers and family life continues to be a front-burner issue – one that is being recognized by a growing number of employers who have adopted family-friendly policies such as paid leave. But while few Americans want to see a return to traditional roles of women at home and men in the workplace, one …

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The Metaverse in 2040 | Pew Research Center

Posted: (53 years ago) Jun 30, 2022  · Interest in the idea of the metaverse leaped in 2021-2022, prompted in part by Facebook’s decision to rebrand itself as “Meta.” The word was coined by sci-fi author Neal Stephenson in 1992 in his novel “Snow Crash.”In today’s terms, the metaverse is the realm of computer-generated, networked extended reality, or XR, an acronym that embraces all …

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How Americans view gender equality as 19th Amendment turns …

Posted: (53 years ago) Aug 13, 2020  · Aug. 18 marks the 100-year anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which granted women in the United States the right to vote. As this milestone approaches, about half of Americans (49%) say granting women the right to vote has been the most important milestone in advancing the position of women in the country, according to a Pew Research …

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The State of Gig Work in 2021 | Pew Research Center

Posted: (53 years ago) Dec 08, 2021  · Nontraditional, short-term and contract work existed prior to the internet and smartphones, but the gig economy has ushered in a new way of connecting people with consumers and those who want to hire them. Indeed, the emergence of companies like Uber, TaskRabbit or DoorDash has expanded the way people earn money and added another …

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In U.S. and UK, Globalization Leaves Some Feeling ‘Left Behind’ …

Posted: (53 years ago) Oct 05, 2020  · Here, we use the term “left behind” to discuss people who experienced losses like the closure of factories, institutions and local shops or the loss of jobs and opportunities. We also use the term “swept up” to discuss people who experienced losses associated with growth, like mounting costs of living and increasingly crowded cities.

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Social media sites used by journalists, general public differ | Pew ...

Posted: (53 years ago) Jun 27, 2022  · More than nine-in-ten journalists in the United States (94%) use social media for their jobs, according to a recent Pew Research Center survey of reporters, editors and others working in the news industry. But the sites that journalists use most frequently differ from those that the public turns to for news.

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Section 6: Overall Impact of Technology on the Arts

Posted: (53 years ago) Jan 04, 2013  · The digital world is a very populist force, leveling the world between rich and poor, educated and uneducated. In our case, an organization with a name like “Historical Society” has an invisible shield that bounces people who are below median income, do not hold college degrees, who hold blue collar jobs, who are a racial or cultural minority, off.

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42% of US working women have faced gender discrimination on …

Posted: (53 years ago) Dec 14, 2017  · The survey was conducted as part of a broader forthcoming study on women and minorities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Differences by education Among employed women, the share saying they have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace is roughly similar across racial and ethnic, educational, generational and ...

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Asian Americans - Research and data from the Pew Research Center

Posted: (53 years ago) Aug 02, 2022  · There are racial and ethnic differences in who takes on gig platform jobs and the negative experiences some of these workers say they face. Short Read ... demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Pew Research Center does not take policy positions. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts.

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Do Americans trust the police? | Pew Research Center

Posted: (53 years ago) Jan 05, 2022  · This video cites data from the following research: “Americans’ Trust in Scientists, Other Groups Declines” Feb. 15, 2022 “Majority of Public Favors Giving Civilians the Power to Sue Police Officers for Misconduct” July 9, 2020 “For black Americans, experiences of racial discrimination vary by education level, gender” May 2, 2019 “Race in America 2019” April 9, 2019

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Race and policing in America: 10 things we know | Pew Research Center

Posted: (53 years ago) Jun 03, 2020  · 1 Majorities of both black and white Americans say black people are treated less fairly than whites in dealing with the police and by the criminal justice system as a whole. In a 2019 Center survey, 84% of black adults said that, in dealing with police, blacks are generally treated less fairly than whites; 63% of whites said the same.Similarly, 87% of blacks and 61% …

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Electric vehicle market growing more slowly in U.S. than China, …

Posted: (53 years ago) Jun 07, 2021  · It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Pew Research Center does not take policy positions. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts.

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How Working Parents Share Parenting and Household …

Posted: (53 years ago) Nov 04, 2015  · Family life is changing, and so, too, is the role mothers and fathers play at work and at home. As more mothers have entered the U.S. workforce in the past several decades, the share of two-parent households in which both parents work full time now stands at 46%, up from 31% in 1970. At the same time, the share with a father who works full time and a mother who …

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Racial, gender wage gaps persist in U.S. despite some progress

Posted: (53 years ago) Jul 01, 2016  · Large racial and gender wage gaps in the U.S. remain, even as they have narrowed in some cases over the years. Among full- and part-time workers in the U.S., blacks in 2015 earned just 75% as much as whites in median …

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