Kate Bahn
Kate Bahn

Director of Labor Market Policy and Economist

Washington Center for Equitable Growth

Kate Bahn is the Director of Labor Market Policy and 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. Previously, she was an Economist at the Center for American Progress. Bahn also serves as the Executive Vice President and Secretary for the International Association for Feminist Economics. She has published popular economics writing for a variety of publications, including The Guardian, The Nation, Salon, and Newsweek. She received her doctorate in economics from the New School for Social Research and her bachelor’s from Hampshire College.

Authored By Kate Bahn

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‘Skills gap’ arguments overlook collective bargaining and low minimum wages

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JOLTS Day Graphs: March 2019 Report Edition

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: April 2019 Report Edition

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TOPICS: Wage Stagnation
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JOLTS Day Graphs: February 2019 Report Edition

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: March 2019 Report Edition

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TOPICS: Wage Stagnation
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A judicial victory for pay transparency in the United States in the run-up to Women’s Equal Pay Day

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Women’s History Month: U.S. women’s labor force participation

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JOLTS Day Graphs: January 2019 Report Edition

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: February 2019 Report Edition

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TOPICS: Wage Stagnation
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The search for and hiring of guest workers in the United States displays the complexity of market concentration and monopsony power

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TOPICS: Monopsony
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JOLTS Day Graphs: December 2018 Report Edition

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Why a minimum wage increase would help low-income workers across the United States

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TOPICS: Minimum Wage
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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: January 2019 Report Edition

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TOPICS: Wage Stagnation
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JOLTS Day Graphs: November 2018 Report Edition

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: December 2018 Report Edition

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TOPICS: Wage Stagnation
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What to consider during the planned congressional hearing on a $15 minimum wage

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JOLTS Day Graphs: October 2018 Report Edition

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: November 2018 Report Edition

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TOPICS: Wage Stagnation
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Refocusing the minimum wage debate on the well-being of U.S. workers

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TOPICS: Minimum Wage
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JOLTS Day Graphs: September 2018 Report Edition

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: October 2018 Report Edition

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TOPICS: Wage Stagnation
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The intersectional wage gaps faced by Latina women in the United States

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JOLTS Day Graphs: August 2018 Report Edition

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In Conversation

In conversation with Herbert Hovenkamp and Ioana Marinescu

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: September 2018 Report Edition

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TOPICS: Wage Stagnation
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JOLTS Day Graphs: July 2018 Report Edition

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: August 2018 Report Edition

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TOPICS: Wage Stagnation
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Labor Day is a time to reflect on reviving workers’ power in the U.S. economy

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JOLTS Day Graphs: June 2018 Report Edition

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: July 2018 Report Edition

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TOPICS: Wage Stagnation
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Understanding the link between bodily autonomy and economic opportunity across the United States

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TOPICS: Health, Job Mobility
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Freedom & Justice Conference highlights economic research on Native Americans

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JOLTS Day Graphs: May 2018 Report Edition

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: June 2018 Report Edition

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TOPICS: Wage Stagnation
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Understanding the importance of monopsony power in the U.S. labor market

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New data on contingent workers in the United States

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New research indicates that minimum wage increases appear to benefit all low-income U.S. workers over time

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: April 2018 Report Edition

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Work requirements for U.S. public assistance programs don’t work

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McDonald’s, monopsony, and the need for joint employer standards

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TOPICS: Monopsony

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