The Harvard Gazette reports: “Women mostly stayed in workforce as pandemic unfolded, defying forecasts”

Claudia Goldin standing in front of Abstract Art

Harvard Pop Center faculty member Claudia Goldin, PhD, has authored a working paper titled “Understanding the Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Women” that reveals that the stresses experienced by certain women (depending on education, occupation, and race) during the pandemic had more to do with the fact that they stayed employed while also educating their children and/or taking care of their aging parents as opposed to losing their jobs. Learn more about the economic impact of the pandemic on women in this piece in The Harvard Gazette.