What policy instruments are most effective in terms of reducing the gender gap on the labour market? Professor of Economics Barbara Petrongolo presents her research on the economic consequences of family policies. Åsa Lindhagen, Sweden’s new Minister for Gender Equality, also participates in the seminar.

Participants

Arizo Karimi, Postdoctoral researcher at the Economics department, Uppsala University and Uppsala Center for Labor Studies
Åsa Lindhagen, Minister for Gender Equality, with responsibility for anti-discrimination and anti-segregation
Barbara Petrongolo, Professor of Economics, Queen Mary University of London

The seminar is moderated by Agneta Berge, PhD student at IIES.