A Biographical Dictionary of Women Economists
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A Biographical Dictionary of Women Economists

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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Susan H. Gensemer


published in her honour at the time of her retirement by her former students. And, as shown by her election as Vice-President of the American Economics Association in 1928, her scholarly work was highly regarded by her professional colleagues. Jessica Blanche Peixotto died in Berkeley on 19 October 1941. RICHARD A. LOBDELL Bibliography Selected writings by Jessica Blanche Peixotto (1901), The French Revolution and Modern French Socialism: A Comprehensive Study of the Principles of the French Revolution and the Doctrines of Modern French Socialism, New York: T.Y. Crowell and Company. (1904), ‘Bourgain’s examination of socialism’, Journal of Political Economy, 13, 98–108. (1913), ‘Relief work of the associated charities’, Part V in San Francisco Relief Survey: The Organization and Methods of Relief Used after the Earthquake and Fire of April 18, 1906, New York: Survey Associates. (1915), ‘New ideals for the schools’, Child Labor Bulletin, 4, 118–22. (1917), The Economizer: An Efficient Household Account Book that does not Require Tedious Bookkeeping (with O.A. Jeschien), Berkeley, California: The University of California Press. (1919), ‘Minimum wage’, Standards of Child Welfare, Washington, DC: United States Children’s Bureau, Government Printing Office. (1923), ‘The case for coeducation’, Forum, LXX, 2059–66. (1924), ‘The business man and the consumer’, Commercia, V, 2–9. (1927a), ‘Family budgets’, American Economic Review, 17, 132–40. (1927b), Getting and Spending at the Professional Standard of Living: A Study of the Costs of Living an Academic Life, New York: The Macmillan Company. (1928), ‘Family budgets of university faculty...

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