Professor of Economics and Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Social Policy
University of Massachusetts Boston
Randy Albelda is a professor of economics and senior research fellow at the Center for Social Policy at University of Massachusetts Boston. Her research and teaching covers a broad range of economic policies affecting women’s economic status, with particular attention to the intersection of public supports and earnings, especially for low-income workers, and policies that promote gender, racial, and income equality. She co-developed a paid family and medical leave simulator with Alan Clayton-Matthews and in conjunction with the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. Together, they have provided cost and coverage estimates of potential paid family and medical leave programs in several states, including Massachusetts.