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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Hazel Kyrk

Richard A. Lobdell

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Hazel Kyrk 251 sial; but if we believe in individual preference, ‘female’ would appear to be the appropriate classification. Bibliography Selected writings by Anna Koutsoyiannis (1963), An Econometric Study of the Leaf Tobacco Market of Greece, Athens: Papadimitropoulos Press. (1963), ‘Demand functions for tobacco’, Manchester School, 33(1), January, 1–20. (1973), Theory of Econometrics, London and Basingstoke: Macmillan. Second edn 1977. (1975), Modern Microeconomics, London and Basingstoke: Macmillan. Second edn 1979. (1982), Non-Price Decisions: The Firm in a Modern Context, London and Basingstoke: Macmillan. (1984), ‘Goals of oligopolistic firms: An Empirical Test of Competing Hypotheses’, Southern Economic Journal, 51(2), October, 540–67. (Note: the journal reference and date are incorrect in her biographical entry – see below.) (1986), Biographical entry, written by her, in Mark Blaug, Who’s Who in Economics: A Biographical Dictionary of Major Economists, 1700–1986, 2nd edn, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Other sources and references Blaug, Mark (ed.) (1986), Who’s Who in Economics: A Biographical Dictionary of Major Economists, 1700–1986, 2nd edn, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Lavoie, Marc (1992), Foundations of Post-Keynesian Economics, Aldershot, UK and Brookfield, US: Edward Elgar. Sayadi, Ellie, telephone interview with the author, 17 May 1999. Hazel Kyrk (1886–1957) Hazel Kyrk was born on 19 November 1886 in Ashley, Ohio, the only child of Jane (Benedict) Kyrk, who died when Hazel was in her teens, and Elmer Ellsworth Kyrk, who worked as a drayman. Once she had completed high school, Hazel supported herself as a teacher. She entered...

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