Giulia Zacchia

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Giulia Zacchia is a research fellow in Economics at Sapienza University of Rome. She holds a PhD in History of Economic Thought from the University of Macerata (Italy). She worked on microfinance and in the formal financial sector in Italy. She specializes in the history of contemporary economics with a gender perspective, and in methods and consequences of research evaluation in economics. Her research interests extend to microfinance, women’s empowerment and migrations.

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Why We Need Diversity and Pluralism in Economics, Part II

Article | Mar 22, 2019

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Why We Need Diversity and Pluralism in Economics, Part I

Article | Mar 8, 2019

INET talks to Alicia Bárcena Ibarra, Claudia Goldin, and Maria Cristina Marcuzzo

Fighting for Gender Equality in Economics Is Not Nearly Enough

Article | Mar 1, 2019

The field of economics is aggressively sexist and biased against new and unconventional ideas. Revelations about gender and ethnic discrimination show the need to reorient the whole system toward more freedom, respect, openness, and pluralism. But how?

How Academic Conformity Punishes Women—and Restricts the Diversity of Economic Ideas

Article | Dec 14, 2017

Skewed measures of “research output” hold back women who think differently or study smaller subfields in economics—and it’s harming the discipline as a whole

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Reawakening

From the Origins of Economic Ideas to the Challenges of Our Time

Event Plenary | Oct 21–23, 2017

INET gathered hundreds of new economic thinkers in Edinburgh to discuss the past, present, and future of the economics profession.