Expertise: Economy, labor markets and wages, women’s economic issues, entrepreneurship, competition

Kate Bahn is an economist at American Progress. Her work has focused on labor markets, retirement, the role of gender in the economy, inequality, and teacher labor markets.

In addition to her work on the Economic Policy team, Bahn has written about gender and economics for a variety of publications, including The NationThe Guardian, Salon, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. She also serves as chair of the communications committee for the International Association for Feminist Economics and as moderator of the organization’s blog, “Feminist economics posts.”

Bahn received both her doctorate and Master of Science in economics from The New School for Social Research, where she also worked as a researcher for the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis.