Women and the economy- POLITICO

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WHAT A RECESSION MEANS FOR WOMEN — The pandemic recession hit women hard, battering industries in which they make up a disproportionate share of workers.

While many women have returned to the labor force and seen bigger wage gains in recent months, they’ve grappled with soaring inflation and now face the prospect of another slowdown and possible recession, which could cut their recovery short.

Your MM host led a Women Rule discussion yesterday with a stellar panel of economic and business experts about the progress women have made since the pandemic, the outlook for the coming year and policies to mitigate the effects of a…

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