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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.

Amy Hewes

Peter Groenewegen


209 (1917), The Town Labourer, 1760–1832: The New Civilisation, London: Longmans, Green. (1919), The Skilled Labourer, 1760–1832, London: Longmans, Green. (1923), Lord Shaftesbury, London: Constable. (1926), The Rise of Modern Industry, New York: Harcourt, Brace. (1928), ‘Urban Death-Rates in the Early 19th Century’, Economic Journal, Economic History Series No. 3, 1, January, 419–29. (1930), The Age of the Chartists, 1832–1854: A Study of Discontent, London: Longmans, Green. (1934), The Bleak Age (with J.L. Hammond), London and New York: Penguin Books, 1947. (1936), Lord Shaftesbury, 4th edn, London: Longmans, Green. Other sources and references Clarke, Peter (1968), Liberals and Social Democrats, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Mingay, G.E. (1978), ‘General Introduction’ to Barbara and Lawrence Hammond, The Village Labourer, reprint of 1911 edn, London: Longman. Ramsay, Anna A.W. (1929), ‘A Socialist Fantasy’, Quarterly Review, 252(449), 32–65. Tawney, Richard (1960), ‘J.L. Hammond, 1782–1949’, Proceedings of the British Academy, 46, 267–94. Amy Hewes (1877–1970) Amy Hewes was born at Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of Ewin and Martha Gardner Gover-Hewes on 8 September 1877. Nothing is known of her early life until she began her university education. She gained a BA from Groucher College in 1897, then studied at the University of Berlin for a year before entering the University of Chicago’s Sociology Department as a Fellow, the only woman to have that distinction between 1892 and 1920. In 1903 she gained her Ph.D. for a dissertation on The Part of Invention in the Social Process....

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