Feminist economics
Feminist economics is the critical study of economics including its methodology, epistemology, history and empirical research, attempting to overcome androcentric (male and patriarchal) biases. It foc...
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Fox News drops Bill O'Reilly in wake of harassment allegations
Fox News is cutting ties with Bill O’Reilly, the biggest star in its 20-year history, after mounting allegations of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior prompted the network to end his program...
French female ministers decry sexual harassment
Seventeen women who have served as ministers in France issue a strongly worded declaration saying they will no longer be silent about sexual harassment in politics.
Bina Agarwal
Bina Agarwal is a prize-winning development economist and Director and Professor of Economics at the Institute of Economic Growth in University of Delhi. She has written extensively on land, livelihoo...
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Glass cliff
The glass cliff is a term that describes the phenomenon of women executives in the corporate world being likelier than men to be put in leadership roles during periods of crisis or downturn, when the ...
John Stuart Mill Institute
The John Stuart Mill Institute is a non-governmental, Heidelberg-based research institute founded in 2009 and named after John Stuart Mill, an influential 19th-century English philosopher and politici...
Gender inequality in China
Until 1978 China was a socialist planned economy that promoted gender equalities as one of the key principles of societal organization. After it embarked on economic reforms, particularly in the 1990s...
Women in cooperatives
A cooperative ("co-op") is an autonomous association of persons who voluntarily cooperate for their mutual, social, economic, and cultural benefit through a mutually owned and democratically run enter...
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Equality of autonomy
Equality of autonomy is a political philosophy concept of Amartya Sen that argues "that the ability and means to choose our life course should be spread as equally as possible across society"—i.e., an...
Deirdre McCloskey
Deirdre N. McCloskey (born Donald McCloskey, September 11, 1942, Ann Arbor, Michigan) is an American professor who is a Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication at the...
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Anders Borg
Anders Erik Borg (born 11 January 1968) is a Swedish economist and politician who served as Minister for Finance in the Swedish Government from 2006 to 2014. He is a member of the Moderate Party.
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Sexual harassment in education in the United States
Sexual harassment in education in the United States is an unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature that interferes with an American student’s ability to learn, study, work or participate in school activi...
Herbert Spencer
Herbert Spencer (27 April 1820 – 8 December 1903) was an English philosopher, biologist, anthropologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal political theorist of the Victorian era.Spencer de...
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Sakiko Fukuda-Parr
Sakiko Fukuda-Parr (サキコ・フクダ・パー、福田 咲子) (born 1950) is a development economist who has gained recognition for her work with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and for her writing in public...
Marianne Ferber
Marianne A. Ferber (January 30, 1923 – May 11, 2013) was an American feminist economist and the author of many books and articles on the subject of women's work, the family, and the construction...
Jolande Sap
Johanna Catharina Maria (Jolande) Sap (born May 22, 1963 in Venlo) is a Dutch GreenLeft (GroenLinks) politician and former educator and civil servant. She replaced Wijnand Duyvendak as an MP on Septem...
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Who's Counting? Marilyn Waring on Sex, Lies and Global Economics
Who's Counting? Marilyn Waring on Sex, Lies and Global Economics is a 1995 documentary film on Marilyn Waring and largely based on her book If Women Counted, directed by Terre Nash and produced by th...
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Carolyn Baylies
Carolyn Louise Baylies (2 June 1947 – 11 November 2003), was an academic and activist. She was particularly active in the fields of health and sociology of the third world and international developmen...
Marketplace of ideas
The "marketplace of ideas" is a rationale for freedom of expression based on an analogy to the economic concept of a free market. The "marketplace of ideas" belief holds that the truth will emerge fro...
Survival of the fittest
"Survival of the fittest" is a phrase that originated in evolutionary theory as a way of describing the mechanism of natural selection. It is more commonly used today in other contexts, to refer to a ...
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Jacqueline Jones
Jacqueline Jones (born 1948) is Walter Prescott Webb Chair in History and Ideas and Mastin Gentry White Professor of Southern History at the University of Texas at Austin. She is an expert in American...
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Amartya Sen
Amartya Kumar Sen (born 3 November 1933) is an Indian economist and philosopher who since 1972 has taught and worked in the United Kingdom and the United States. He has made contributions to welfare e...
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John Stuart Mill
John Stuart Mill (20 May 1806 – 8 May 1873) was a British philosopher, political economist and civil servant. He was an influential contributor to social theory, political theory and political economy...
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Randy Albelda
Randy Pearl Albelda (born 1955) is an American feminist economist holding a Ph.D. in economics who is an activist for women and children, an author, and an academic. She specialises in poverty and gen...
On Liberty
On Liberty is a philosophical work by English philosopher John Stuart Mill, originally intended as a short essay. The work, published in 1859, applies Mill's ethical system of utilitarianism to societ...
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