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Shirin Arslan is an economist who specializes in gender analysis in economics and workers’ economic security.

Shirin has worked with private sector firms, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and non-profits to produced quantitative and qualitative research analyses covering a wide range of topics. Her recent research has focused on work-family policies, labor market practices, economic regulations, anti-trust policies, human rights conditions, and technology startups. In addition to research, Shirin is involved in a local initiative that aims to bring high-quality STEM-focused learning programs to economically disadvantaged communities in the DMV region.

Shirin holds a master’s degree in economics from American University and B.A. in Economics from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Shirin Arslan Articles

D.C.’s startup scene

D.C.’s startup scene

On the surface, the District’s startup scene appears to be more lively than ever before. The city has received numerous…