David Cutler: “The economy will not regain its footing until the health crisis is addressed”

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David Culter, PhD, has written a Commentary in the JAMA Forum that explains why the health care field may not weather a COVID-19 recession as well as it has survived previous economic crises. He also cautions that the economy in general will be impacted if people are hesitant to be exposed to risk, regardless of what restrictions may or may not be in place.

Latin American women migrants with lower-level job and children at greater risk of becoming head of family household in Spain

Sociologist Xiana Bueno, PhD, a recent Harvard postdoctoral fellow, and her colleague have published a study in Journal of Family Issues that has found that certain Latin American women who migrated to Spain during the Great Recession were more likely to become head of their family household.