The renowned economic historian discusses her recently published book “Career and Family: Women’s Century-Long Journey to Equity” with Anne C. Case of Princeton University.
In “Career and Family: Women’s Century-Long Journey to Equity,” Goldin traces the journey of women to closing the gender wage gap and sheds new light on the continuing struggle to achieve equity between couples at the same time. House. She is accompanied at this event by Anne C. Case to discuss the results of her groundbreaking research.
A century ago, it was obvious that a woman with a university degree had to choose between a career and a family. Today there are more female graduates than ever before, and more women want careers and families, but challenges persist at work and at home. This book traces how generations of women responded to the problem of balancing career and family as the 20th century saw a dramatic shift in gender equality, revealing why true equity for dual career couples remains. desperately out of reach.
Claudia Goldin is Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard University. Economic historian and labor economist, Goldin’s research covers a wide range of topics, including the female workforce, the gender pay gap, income inequality, technological change, l education and immigration. Much of his research interprets the present through the prism of the past and explores the origins of current problems.
Anne Case is the 1886 Alexander Stewart Emeritus Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, where she continues to teach at the School of Public and International Affairs. Dr Case has written extensively on lifelong health.