This research project investigates how gender and race affect the earnings of African American, Latina, and Asian American women in the United States over five decades, from 1970 to 2010.
Jun 14–Feb 23, 2017
YSI @ ATGENDER
Participate in a conference session organized by YSI Gender and Economics Working Group
Apr 19–20, 2017
The YSI Working group on Gender and Economics invites young scholars to partake in their session at the ATGENDER spring conference
Jun 18–21, 2018
The YSI Gender and Economics Working Group will host a workshop during the pre-conference of the 27th IAFFE Annual Conference. Members of the Gender and Economics WG will also be welcomed to take part in the workshop and mentoring activities organized by IAFFE in the pre-conference.
Oct 22, 2017 | 03:30
The Role These Factors Play in Shaping Economic Knowledge and Behavior
Oct 23, 2017 | 12:45
What would it look like if women and other marginalized groups could fully participate in our economy and society?
Apr 8, 2015 | 10:30—11:00
Mar 15, 2018
The assumptions economists make in their models have implications not only for policymaking and choosing what data we collect, but also for the very definition of work, says Professor Maria Floro of American University.
May 17, 2017
How austerity policies and microfinance can bankrupt rather than empower women. Professor Girón discusses why microfinance cannot replace development banks.
May 3, 2017
Professor Dutt discusses how group identity is key to addressing inequality and how inequality can disrupt group identity.
Mar 22, 2017
Pursuing equality while growing the economy requires reframing social spending as a form of investment.
Dec 30, 2016
Professor Marlene Kim provided a riveting picture, via her personal family history of the exploitation of the Asian-American working-class in California. She challenged the invisibility of Asian-Americans in discussions of race in America, and also focused on the double burden of discrimination borne by women of color.
Nov 9, 2016
Prof. Marlene Kim says her research has revealed that African-American women face triple penalties from race and gender bias, and the combination of those two
Feb 23, 2016
Nancy Folbre is an American feminist economist who focuses on economics and the family, non-market work and the economics of care. She is Professor Emirita of economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, who has written extensively about the economics of care and reciprocity.