Expertise: Economy, labor markets and wages, women’s economic issues, entrepreneurship, competition

Kate Bahn is an Economist at American Progress. Her work has focused on labor markets, retirement, the role of gender in the economy, inequality, and teacher labor markets.

In addition to her work on the Economic Policy team, Bahn has written about gender and economics for a variety of publications, including The Nation, The Guardian, Salon, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. She also serves as chair of the communications committee for the International Association for Feminist Economics and as moderator of the organization’s blog, “Feminist economics posts.”

Bahn received both her doctorate and master of science in economics from The New School for Social Research, where she also worked as a researcher for the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis.

By Kate Bahn
The Pillars of EquityCenter for American ProgressMarch 15, 2017
A Day in the U.S. Economy Without WomenCenter for American ProgressMarch 7, 2017
The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-February 2017 Jobs ReleaseCenter for American ProgressFebruary 2, 2017
Paid Sick Days and Paid Family and Medical Leave Are Not Job KillersCenter for American ProgressJanuary 5, 2017
Donald Trump’s Carrier Deal Is a ScamNewsweekDecember 8, 2016
The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-December 2016 Jobs ReleaseCenter for American ProgressDecember 1, 2016
A Progressive Agenda for Inclusive and Diverse EntrepreneurshipCenter for American ProgressOctober 13, 2016
The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-September 2016 Jobs ReleaseCenter for American ProgressSeptember 1, 2016
Reviving AntitrustCenter for American ProgressJune 29, 2016
How Labor Friction and Social Fiction Relate to the Gender Wage GapCenter for American ProgressApril 27, 2016