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Reply to Frederic Lee's Comment on “The Citation Impact of Feminist Economics”


  • Frances Woolley


This essay is a response to “A Comment on the Citation Impact of Feminist Economics,” by Frederic Lee, which appears in this issue ofFeminist Economics. Frederic Lee's comment is a valuable addition to our understanding of the intellectual interactions between feminist economics and other schools of heterodox thought, and demonstrates how much can be learned by studying citation patterns.

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  • Frances Woolley, 2008. "Reply to Frederic Lee's Comment on “The Citation Impact of Feminist Economics”," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 14(1), pages 143-145.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:femeco:v:14:y:2008:i:1:p:143-145 DOI: 10.1080/13545700701716730

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    Heterodox economics; citations; feminist economics; feminist research; women's studies; JEL Codes: A14; A1; B5;

    JEL classification:

    • A14 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Sociology of Economics
    • A1 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics
    • B5 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Current Heterodox Approaches


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