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Economic Rockstar

Mar 3, 2016

Kate Bahn is an economist at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C.

Kate is also the co-founder and managing editor of Lady Economist, an amazing blog with rich content on how economics impacts women and girls.

Kate’s economics writing has been featured in the Guardian, the Nation, the Chronicle of Higher Education and Good Magazine among others.

She is also an active member of the International Association for Feminist Economics.

Kate received her PhD in Economics from the New School for Social Research, where she also worked as a researcher for the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis.

Kate’s scholarly research includes labor economics, gender in the economy, caring labor, and retirement.

In this episode you will learn:

  • what is a monopsony market
  • why early-career teachers leave their profession within the first five years.
  • about the International Association for Feminist Economics.
  • about the economics of retirement.
  • whether women are more risk averse than men or whether it is gender-stereotyping.
  • which US President should be removed from a US bill and what female should replace him.
  • and much more.
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