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A Biographical Dictionary of Women Economists

A Biographical Dictionary of Women Economists

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Edited by Robert W. Dimand, Mary Ann Dimand and Evelyn L. Forget

This major original reference work includes over one hundred specially commissioned articles on the lives and writings of women who made significant contributions to economics. It sheds new light on the rich, but too often neglected, heritage of women’s analysis of economic issues and participation in the discipline of economics. In addition to those who wrote in English, some notable Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Swedish women economists are included. This book will transform widely-held views about the past role of women in economics, and will stimulate further research in this exciting but underdeveloped field. It is dedicated to the memory of Michèle Pujol, a pioneer in the field.

Rose Director Friedman

J. Daniel Hammond


163 from 1982 until 1984 and vice-president of that organization in 1987. She died of cancer on 19 October 1992, at the age of 54, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Friedlaender’s academic interests were largely in the area of transport economics. The author and co-author of many papers, her most important work included The Dilemma of Freight Transportation (1969), Freight Transport Regulation (1981) with R.H. Spady, and Government Finance (1981) with John F. Due. Evidence of her continuing influence on the field is provided by the many citations and reprints of her empirical studies of transport regulation. EVELYN L.FORGET Bibliography Selected writings by Ann Fetter Friedlaender (1965), The Interstate Highway, System: a Study in Public Investment, Amsterdam: NorthHolland. (1969), The Dilemma of Freight Transport Regulation, Washington: Brookings Institution. (1971), ‘The Social Costs of Regulating the Railroads’, American Economic Review, 61(2), 226–34. (1973), ‘Macro policy goals in the postwar period: a study in revealed preference’, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 87(1), 25–43. (1976), Econometric Estimation of Cost Functions in the Transportation Industries (with R.H. Spady), Cambridge, MA: Center for Transportation Studies. (1981), ‘Price distortions and second best investment rules in the transportation industries’, American Economic Review, 71(2), 389–93. (1981), Freight Transport Regulation: Equity, Efficiency and Competition in the Rail and Trucking Industries (with R.H. Spady), Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. (1981), Government Finance: Economics of the Public Sector (with J.F. Due), Homewood, IL: Irwin. (1986), ‘Macroeconomics and microeconomics of innovation: the role of the technological environment’, in...

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