Entries by Ana Fernandes

The Asymmetric Effects Of COVID-19 on the Labor Market Performance of Mothers and Fathers

COVID-19 confinement measures imposed a tremendous burden on families with young children: schooling and childcare had to be provided in the family home, alongside regular professional duties. In this note, we examine the asymmetric way in which the confinement impacted the sharing of household tasks between mothers and fathers and the corresponding implications for labor […]