Race and Economics: Exploring Headwinds and Resilience
Dec 8, 2016
The Institute for New Economic Thinking’s recent Detroit event on race and economics noted both the structural impediments faced by African-Americans, and the impressive gains made in some communities despite those headwinds
How Race and Gender Reinforce Economic Inequality
Nov 9, 2016
Prof. Marlene Kim says her research has revealed that African-American women face triple penalties from race and gender bias, and the combination of those two
Can Capitalism Work for Women of Color?
Nov 8, 2016
Getting rid of barriers to economic security is possible with the right policies at the right time.
Oct 21, 2016
Improvements in data collection create potential for better outcomes for the LGBT community.
New Evidence Shows Gender Inequality in Top Incomes
Sep 29, 2016
Research by INET grantees Atkinson, Casarico and Voitchovsky shows that women are starkly underrepresented in top earning brackets across a range of different countries
Why gender remains a central focus in tackling economic inequality
Sep 22, 2016
Remarks by IMF managing director Christine Lagarde remind us why gender remains a major research and policy focus for the Fund — and for the Institute for New Economic Thinking
The Economics of Care
Feb 23, 2016
Nancy Folbre is an American feminist economist who focuses on economics and the family, non-market work and the economics of care. She is Professor Emirita of economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, who has written extensively about the economics of care and reciprocity.
What Tax Records Can Tell Us About Gender Inequality
Jan 12, 2016
Professor Casarico explains why her focus on gender and the “glass ceiling” can help us push forward economic thinking.
Inclusive Growth: Making It Happen
Nov 20, 2015
Exploring inequality, gender, and the North-South divide.
Feminist Economists Challenge Austerity That Harms Women
Aug 24, 2015
Economist Alicia Girón explains why a feminist perspective is crucial to new economic thinking.
Breaking the Glass Ceiling
May 3, 2015
Whilst progress has been made, the “glass ceiling” dividing men and women has yet to be broken definitively. Monika Queisser discusses the challenges still facing women in the workplace and beyond.
Discrimination, Social Identity, and Coordination: An Experiment
This paper presents an experiment investigating the effect of social identity on hiring decisions. The question is whether people discriminate between own and other group candidate
Inequality: Claims about Genes
Apr 8, 2015 | 10:30—11:00
Inequalities by Race and Gender in the Earnings of Women of Color
This research project investigates how gender and race affect the earnings of African American, Latina, and Asian American women in the United States over five decades, from 1970 to 2010.
Would Women Leaders Have Prevented the Global Financial Crisis? Implications for Teaching about Gender, Behavior, and Economics
Would having more women in leadership have prevented the financial crisis?