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Alicia Sasser Modestino’s Work is Informing What Economists are Calling a “She-cession”

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

Member of the WGSS executive committee, Alicia Sasser Modestino (Associate Professor of PPUA and Economics; Director of Research, Dukakis Center) continues her excellent work on the childcare crisis and the impact of COVID-19 on women who must now take on schooling and care duties in addition to working from home.

This research has been featured in several major news outlets. Read more on how Modestino’s work is informing what economists are calling a “she-cessionhere, here, and here.

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