The measures taken to fight the COVID-19 outbreak have caused substantial job loss in the United States. Among the prime-age group (age 25-54), women, especially those without a college degree, have taken a hit in terms of job lost and economic recovery.
Join Kansas City Fed Senior Economist, Didem Tüzemen, as she shares how this imbalance could lead to prolonged damage to women employment and labor market outcomes in the longer term.
Didem Tüzemen is a Senior Economist in the Economic Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Ms. Tüzemen joined the department in July 2011 after earning her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park. She also holds a B.S. degree in physics and a M.A. degree in economics from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey. Ms. Tüzemen's main areas of research are macroeconomics, labor economics, health economics and political economy.