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Anna Weber (GRS’21), a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Economics with research interests in the economics of crime and incarceration and the role of gender in the labor market, wrote in BU Today about how the COVID-19 pandemic affects women in the workforce. She cites how economic downturns, school closings, childcare concerns, and record unemployment may all contribute to fewer employed women. You can read her full argument here.