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In this analysis we resituate the “Debating Markets” text found in Feminist Economics 2(1) within the flow of conversation found on Femecon in May and June 1994, from which it was extracted. We then compare quantitative, thematic and stylistic features of the entire corpus. Three dominant themes...
The unfair wage advantage to males over females in the labor market for persons with post-secondary schooling in India is examined in this study. This is perhaps the first set of estimates on sex discrimination in the Indian labor market using the decomposition technique. Based on an all-India...
This paper tries to assess whether the recent adoption by population establishment agencies of feminist language and concerns also embodies feminist visions and values, or whether it hides fundamental differences. In particular, the paper warns that this adoption may simply be an expression of...
This paper provides quantitative evidence of a gender division of labor within the households of four peasant classes living in two villages in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. The gender division of labor results in a disproportionate share of total household work being performed...
Establishment data from New York and Ohio, two U.S. states representing mature versus dynamic industrial sectors, are used to decompose changes in women's employment during economic fluctuations in the 1920s and 1930s. By decomposing changes in women's employment, one can distinguish between...
This study complements existing research on the contributions and rankings of female economists with a descriptive analysis of the prevalence of gender issues in U.S. economicsjournals. Assuming that labor economics and development economics are the fields most likely to examine gender issues, I...
It is true that economics needs a theory of moral sentiments along with an account of the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. Economics is damaged analytically by ignoring love, or care. But love is not always nice, and is sometimes a threat to freedom.
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