Jennifer Cheeseman Day
Assistant Division Chief
Employment Characteristics of the Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division
Jennifer Cheeseman Day is the Assistant Division Chief for Employment Characteristics of the Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division at the U.S. Census Bureau. She oversees the bureau's statistics on labor force characteristics including the development of the EEO special tabulation. She has authored numerous census bureau reports and papers, including most recently: Are We There Yet? Women's to Men's Earnings Gap in the 21st Century; Metros, Money, Manpower: Exploring the Gender Earnings Gap Across U.S. Labor Markets and Occupations; Earnings Inequality Within Detailed Occupations and Foreign-born Labor; Detailed Occupations and Median Earnings:2008; Opting Out: An Exploration of Labor Force Participation of New Mothers; and Examining the Gender Earnings Gap: Occupational Differences and the Life Course. During her more than 20 years at the Census Bureau, Dr. Day was chief of the Education and Social Stratification branch and an analyst in the Population Projections branch. She earned her doctorate from American University in Sociology, attended Georgetown University's demography program, and Rollins College.