Feminist Economics: From Theory to Research
AbstractThis paper examines the implications for empirical research of recent theoretical work by feminist economists. Insights from the feminist literature on methodology are applied to economics. The empirical challenges raised by three central areas of interest to feminist economists are discussed. These are the measurement/valuation of women's unpaid work, intrahousehold distribution of income and resources, and gendered processes in the paid labor market. It is argued that new data and methods are needed to address feminist concerns in economics.
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Volume (Year): 28 (1995)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
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