The Washington Post Sunday - - TAKING STOCK -

Fed­eral Re­serve Board Chair Janet L. Yellen said that women have made ma­jor strides in the work­place, but she ex­pressed con­cern that bar­ri­ers still ex­ist. She cited a study that showed that boost­ing the par­tic­i­pa­tion rate of women in the work­force to the same level as men could raise U.S. eco­nomic out­put by 5 per­cent.

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