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Kate Bahn

Kate Bahn, Chief Economist and SVP of Research Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR)

Opening Plenary: Exploring the Care Nexus: Intersections of Care, Gender, and Racial Inequality

Kate Bahn (She/Her) is the Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research for the Institute for Women's Policy Research.

Before joining IWPR, she was Director of Research of WorkRise, a research-to-action network hosted by the Urban Institute; Chief Economist and Director of Labor Market Policy at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth; and an economist at the Center for American Progress. She has also served as the executive vice president and secretary for the International Association for Feminist Economics.

Her research areas include gender, race, and ethnicity in the labor market; care work; and monopsonistic labor markets.