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Summer School on Gender Economics and Society – 6-10 July 2015 – ITCILO Campus, Turin, Italy

Summer School on Gender Economics and Society – 6-10 July 2015 – ITCILO Campus, Turin, ItalyRESOURCES; ITC, International Training Centre
The importance of gender strategies to promote growth and development and to improve welfare systems is widely recognized. This is reflected in the increasing commitment of both international organization and national governments towards programmes aimed at strengthening women’s participation in economic life, in politics and in institutions, as well as in the progress of theoretical […]

Gender Discrimination in Coffee Shops!

Title: Ladies first? A field study of discrimination in coffee shops
Author: Myers, Caitlin Knowles ; Bellows, Marcus ; Fakhoury, Hiba ; Hale, Douglas ; Hall, Alexander ; Ofman, Kaitlin
Publisher: Routledge
Is Part Of: Applied Economics, 2010, Vol.42(14), p.1761-1769
Description: Despite anecdotal and survey evidence suggesting the presence of discrimination against customers in stores, restaurants and other small-transaction consumer markets, few studies exist that identify or quantify the nature of any unequal treatment. […]

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    “Why Gender Matters In Economics” – textbook by Mukesh Eswaran

“Why Gender Matters In Economics” – textbook by Mukesh Eswaran

Authorised by Eoghan Barry, Princeton University Press

Princeton University Press has published a new textbook on gender economics by Mukesh Eswaran (Vancouver School of Economics). The publisher’s description of the book:

“Gender matters in economics—for even with today’s technology, fertility choices, market opportunities, and improved social norms, economic outcomes for women remain markedly worse than for men. Drawing on insights from feminism, postmodernism, psychology, evolutionary biology, Marxism, and politics, this textbook provides a rigorous economic look at […]