A Biographical Dictionary of Women Economists
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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.
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Cora Berliner

Claus-Dieter Krohn

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Cora Berliner 29 (1971), ‘Public acceptability and a workable incomes policy’, in An Incomes Policy for Britain, London: National Institute of Economic and Social Research and Social Science Research Council. (1974), ‘The Impact of Inflation on Pay Increase Expectations and Ideas of Fair Pay’, Industrial Relations Journal, 5(1), 5–10. (1974/75), ‘A new approach to the analysis of absences from work’, Industrial Relations Journal, 5(4), 4–21. (1975), ‘Pay negotiations and incomes policy. A comparison of views of managers and trade union lay negotiators’ (with A.I. Glendon and D.P. Tweedie), Industrial Relations Journal, 6(3), 4–19. (1976), ‘Absence and the individual: a six-year study in one organisation’ (with S. Pocock), International Labour Review, 114(3), 311–27. Other sources and references ‘Obituary: Hilde Behrend’, Royal Economic Society Newsletter, 109(April 2000), p. 14. Cora Berliner (1890–?1942) Cora Berliner was born on 23 January 1890 at Hanover, was deported to Theresienstadt on 19 June 1942, and died in the Holocaust. After graduation from the Leibniz-Gymnasium at Hanover in 1909. Cora Berliner initially studied mathematics for two semesters at Freiburg and at the Technical University of Hanover. Subsequently she switched to political economy at Berlin. Having stayed for six semesters in the German capital, she moved to Heidelberg, where she finished her studies in 1916 as a student of Emil Lederer with a dissertation on the organization of Jewish youth in Germany: Die Organisation der jüdischen Jugend in Deutschland. Ein Beitrag zur Systematik der Jugendpflege...

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