Research Director, WorkRise
The Urban Institute
Kate Bahn is the research director of WorkRise at The Urban Institute. Previously, she was the director of labor market policy and chief economist at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. Her areas of research include gender, race, and ethnicity in the labor market, care work, and monopsonistic labor markets. Before Equitable Growth, Bahn was an economist at the Center for American Progress, and she served as the executive vice president and secretary for the International Association for Feminist Economics. Bahn received her Ph.D. in economics from the New School for Social Research and her B.A. from Hampshire College.
January 16, 2023
U.S. labor strikes went up almost 50% between 2021 and 2022
January 13, 2023
As U.S. unemployment improved, it worsened for Latinos and Black women