Women affected more by job losses in US lockdown – Kansas Fed

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Women have been disproportionally affected by job losses caused by the Covid-19 lockdown measures, research published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City finds.

In the first half of March, non-farm private payroll employment declined by 713,000, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Didem Tuzemen and Thao Tran examine the make-up of this decline using data from the BLS and the US Census population survey.

They find that find that despite women holding less than half of all

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