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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Rosa Luxemburg

Richard Kleer

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Rosa Luxemburg 261 for six semesters up to the winter semester 1926–27. She wrote a thesis with the title ‘Die rechtliche Stellung der Kartelle unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der österreichischen Eisenindustrie’ (‘The legal position of the cartels with special consideration of the Austrian iron industry’). The oral examination for the doctor’s degree took place on 18 December 1928. She acquired the title Dr. rer.pol. She then published, among other places, in the Österreichischen Zeitschrift für Bankwesen (Austrian Journal for Banking). In 1938 she had to leave Austria. At first she emigrated to Great Britain, from where she entered the USA in 1939, staying, among other places, in Princeton. She became a staff member of the International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC. She brought out publications on questions of monetary policy and finance, as well as on foreign trade. She died in 1974. JÜRGEN NAUTZ Bibliography Selected writings by Gertrud von Lovasy (1937), ‘Zur Entwicklung des wirtschaftlichen Kapitalverkehrs in den letzten zehn Jahren’, Zeitschrift für Bankwesen, 2, 206–18. (1941–42), ‘International Trade under Imperfect Competition’, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 55, 567–83. (1953), ‘Rise in U.S. Share of World Textile Trade’, International Monetary Fund, Staff Papers, 3, April, 47–68. (1953), ‘Short Run Fluctuations in U.S. Imports of Raw Materials, 1928–39 and 1947–52’ (with H.K. Zassenhaus), IMF Staff Papers, S. 270–89. (1956), ‘Price of Raw Materials in the 1953–54 U.S. Recession’, IMF Staff Papers, 5, 47–73. (1962), ‘Inflation and Exports...

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