Feminist economics posts

Tag "care work"

The persisting challenges of measuring women’s work: a Bangladesh story

Written with Simeen Mahmud Policymakers operate with a very truncated view of the economy—with little idea of how growth impacts, or is affected by, women’s work. Part of the problem is the ongoing exclusion of the unpaid care work from international definitions of economic activity.  This means that for the most part they fail to […]

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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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