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The IMF on gender and macro policy: Feminist economics education recommended

Women need access to income and, as a result, they need good jobs. That is not news. But according to the IMF (Elborgh-Woytek, et al. 2013), the breaking news is that having more women in paid work will make our economies grow faster. So far, so good. But what about the emphasis on good jobs? […]

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Feminist economic critiques and Australia’s equal remuneration hearing

Do feminist economists have a key competitive advantage in the area of contributing to understanding the low wages associated with care work? If so, perhaps it lies in their understandings about the limitations of mainstream economics and understandings of different approaches to theory and research. An example of this capacity occurred in 2010–2012 in Australia […]

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