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Alicia Sasser Modestino Addresses the “Shecession” Occurring During the Pandemic

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Headshot of Alicia Sasser Modestino.
Headshot of Alicia Sasser Modestino.

Alicia Sasser Modestino (Associate Professor of PPUA and Economics; Director of Research, Dukakis Center) joins the WBUR podcast to address the “she-session” taking place during the pandemic where more women are losing their jobs than men. The podcast answers the question, “What’s the long-term impact on families?” Listen to the full podcast here.

Modestino was also featured in a Washington Post article discussing the “she-session” and how virtual schooling is making it even harder for mothers to reenter the workforce. Read more here.

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