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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.

Ursula Hicks

Joyce P. Jacobsen


211 strong analytical bent and an awareness of economic theory which never is allowed to dominate the discourse. That, and their interdisciplinary nature, make them a typical example of the work on this topic done by Chicago graduates of her vintage. PETER GROENEWEGEN Bibliography Selected writings by Amy Hewes (1915) (ed.), Industrial Homework in Massachusetts, Boston: Women’s Educational and Industrial Union. (1917), Women as Munition Makers, New York: The Russell Sage Foundation. (1920), ‘Labor conditions in Soviet Russia’, Journal of Political Economy, 28, 774–81. (1922a), ‘Russian wage systems under Communism’, Journal of Political Economy, 30, 274–8. (1922b), ‘Guild Socialism: a two years’ test, American Economic Review, 12, 209–37. (1924), ‘The changing structure of the bargaining unit of labour’, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 39, 612–34. (1925) (ed.), Women Workers and Family Support: A Study made by Students in the Economics Courses at Bryn Mawr Summer School, Washington: Government Printing Office. (1926a), ‘The task of the English Coal Commission’, Journal of Political Economy, 34, 1–12. (1926b) (ed.), Changing Jobs: A Study made by the Students in the Economics Courses at the Bryn Bawr Summer School, Washington: Government Printing Office. (1930), The Contribution of Economics to Social Work, New York: Columbia University Press for the New York School of Social Work. (1932), ‘The transformation of Soviet trade unions’, American Economic Review, 22, 605–19. (1933) (ed.), Women Workers in the Third Year of the Depression: A Study made by Students in the Economics Courses at the...

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