COVID-19 and the Female Employment Crisis
·March 5, 2021
In September 2020, over 1.1 million people left the US work force. Eighty percent of them were women. As COVID-19 plunges the US economy into its first female recession, in this episode of EconoFact Explains, we look at a few reasons the crisis has disproportionately affected women, and whether it is likely to leave lasting scars on female labor force participation.
- Impact of the Covid-19 Crisis on Women’s Employment
- The Importance of Childcare in Reopening the Economy
Topics:Coronavirus / EF Explains / Unemployment
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