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 Census Bureau’s statistics on health and disability characteristics from the Current Population Survey, American Community Survey, and the Survey of Income and Program Participation. She has authored numerous Census Bureau reports and papers, including most recently, 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 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.