Six Iowa leaders on pay inequity, salary transparency

Monday, March 29, 2021

The gender wage gap and pay equity are large, complex issues that can’t be solved by a silver bullet. But experts, including Tippie's Beth Livingston, agree that the best way to start addressing them is by talking about it and acknowledging that it exists.

Intimate partner violence is a workplace issue

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Intimate partner violence, or IPV, is often perceived as a private occurrence; in reality, it also affects virtually every aspect of a victim’s life, including their work life. Tippie's Beth Livingston researched what role organizations can play in the understanding and prevention of IPV. Data shows that work is one of the few spaces where people feel they can seek help, and that colleagues may be a victim’s only ally. At the same time, the financial freedom work gives people can make them a target for abuse. So what can organizations do to help?

The Gazette: A conversation with UI assistant professor Beth Livingston

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

University of Iowa Tippie College of Business assistant professor Beth Livingston has spent 15 years studying spousal/partner negotiation, and she’s a frequent human resources consultant for local businesses. Her background makes her uniquely qualified to offer advice for individuals and companies navigating the new—and sometimes tough—work arrangements created as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tina Opie and Tippie Assistant Professor Beth Livingston on challenging racism in the everyday

Thursday, June 11, 2020

In the weeks since the police killing of George Floyd, there has been something of a national reckoning in the United States on the pervasive racism that runs through American society — not just in the realm of law enforcement and the criminal justice system, but also expanding to questions about inequality in civil society, education, the workplace, and more.

UI professor researches how to cope with the stress of working from home

Friday, April 10, 2020

Beth Livingston, an assistant professor from the Tippie College of Business, created YouTube videos that share the results of her research on how people can cope with the managerial and organizational stress of working from home with the community.

Who's in charge of the kids when both parents are working from home?

Monday, March 23, 2020

Tippie assistant professor Beth Livingston is quoted in this Iowa City Press-Citizen article about how day care and school closures affect families. Livingston has a background in researching gender wage gaps and how spouses negotiate labor within a family.

Companies need to be ready for #MeToo impact

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

This KCRG-TV9 video and print story discusses sexual assault and harassment in the workplace. Assistant Professor Beth Livingston is interviewed.