Feminist economics posts

Feminist economic theory

Feminist Economics and Policymaking

I am thrilled to start contributing to the International Association for Feminist Economics blog, Feminist economics posts. I signed up to contribute because I’d like to engage in a discussion with you about feminist economics within the context of today’s public policy debates. Every day, I get up and—with my amazing team at the Washington […]

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Esther Duflo on “women’s empowerment and economic development”: a must-read for feminist economists?

Esther Duflo is a “risen star” in the field of behavioral economics and specializes in the use of quantitative experimental methods to study human behavior. While many of her papers touch on gender-related issues, a recent paper (Journal of Economic Literature 2012) addresses a question of central concern to feminists: what is the relationship between […]

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