Claudia Goldin, “Career and Family: Women’s Century-Long Journey toward Equity”

New Books in Economics | 15 October 2021 | 0h 51m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Claudia Goldin about her book Career and Family: Women’s Century-Long Journey toward Equity. Traces how generations of women responded to the problem of balancing career and family as the twentieth century experienced a sea change in gender equality, revealing why true equity for dual-career couples remains frustratingly out of reach. Describes the trade-off between flexibility and “greedy” jobs that reward family-unfriendly hours.

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