The Impact of COVID-19 on Gender Equality
Prepublished paper noting that economic downturn likely to have harsher impact in female-dominated industries such as education and hospitality than previous recessions. Speculates that men’s increased involvement in child care and increased employer flexibility in white-collar professions might lead to greater equality in the future.
Alon, Titan; Doepke, Matthias; Olmstead-Rumsey, Jane; and Tertilt, Michele, "The Impact of COVID-19 on Gender Equality" (2020). Political Economy. 9.