Women With Elite Education Opting out of Full-Time Careers: Women With MBA's Are Most Likely to Work Less, Vanderbilt University Study  
4/9/2013 7:41:34 AM

The battle for work-life balance among female white collar employees, especially those with children, is something women have struggled with for decades. Though past studies have found little evidence that women are opting out of the workforce in general, first-of-its-kind research by Vanderbilt professor of law and economics Joni Hersch shows that female graduates of elite undergraduate universities are working much fewer hours than their counterparts from less selective institutions.