M.V. Lee Badgett, co-chair of the AEA’s Committee on the Status of LGBTQ+ Individuals in Economics, is quoted in NYTimes article in response to revelations of sexism, racism, and harassment in the Economics profession

Coverage of the annual meeting of the American Economic Association quotes M.V. Lee Badgett, professor of economics and co-chair of the association’s new Committee on the Status of LGBTQ+ Individuals in the Economics Profession, formed in response to revelations of sexism, racism and harassment in the profession. Badgett says, “What I’ve heard, over and over again, is — this is the moment, we need to take advantage of it.” (The New York Times, 1/7/20)