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FedTalk: Access to Childcare and Labor Market Participation

March 22, 2022 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm EDT

Children in daycare facility, FedTalk: Sharing our Work with Our Communities

Lack of affordable childcare has been an issue for many workers, especially low- and moderate-income workers, for some time.  The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted and exacerbated these issues, contributing to reduced labor supply and high job vacancy rates.  

A panel of researchers and advocates will discuss issues at the intersection of childcare and the labor market during this FedTalk hosted by the Cleveland Fed. Audience Q&A will follow the discussion.  


Laura Justice

Laura Justice
CCEC Executive Director, EHE Distinguished Professor
The Ohio State University

Jason Faberman

Jason Faberman
Sr. Economist and Economic Advisor
Chicago Fed

Katie Kelly

Katie Kelly
Executive Director

Bruce Fallick

Bruce Fallick
Sr. Vice President
Cleveland Fed

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