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WOMEN IN ECONOMICS

Gender equality and the COVID-19 crisis

We’re digging deeper into the effects COVID-19 has had on gender equality. Michèle Tertilt researches the role of women in both family dynamics specifically and society at large. So when COVID-19 hit, she was perfectly positioned to examine its effects. Sources can be found at: ubs.com/WIE.

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