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COVID-19 and Domestic Violence

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A proposal submitted by Northeastern University Professors Silvia Prina, Bilge Erten and Professor Pinar Keskin (Wellesley) has been accepted for funding as part of the NBER’s Gender in the Economy Study Group Research Grants on Women, Victimization, and Covid-19.

The proposal “COVID-19 Movement Restrictions and Domestic Violence: Evidence from the U.S.” was one of more than 200 proposals that were submitted. NBER selected eight given their high quality and the urgent need for research in the area.

On July 23, Professor Silvia Prina presented the research at NBER’s Summer Institute .

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