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Forum on Social WealthElson

Unpaid Work: Creating Social
Wealth or Subsidizing Patriarchy
and Private Profit?

A Lecture by Diane Elson
Free and open to the public

December 1, 2005 at 7:30PM
Gordon Hall - third floor conference room
418 N. Pleasant St.
Amherst, MA 01002

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Diane Elson is a professor at the University of Essex, U.K. and co-director of the Levy Economic Institute's program on Gender Equality and the Economy. Her research interests include gender and fiscal policy, and gender and international trade. Recent publications include: "The Social Content of Macroeconomic Policies" (with N. Çagatay), World Development, July 2000; Gender Budgets Make Cents (with D. Budlender, G. Hewitt, and T. Mukhopadhyay), Commonwealth Secretariat, London, 2002; What's Behind the Budget? Politics, Rights, and Accountability in the Budget Process (with A. Norton), Overseas Development Institute, London, 2002; Progress of the World's Women 2002 (with H. Keklik), UNIFEM, New York, 2002; "Engendering Government Budgets in the Context of Globalisation(s)," International Feminist Journal of Politics, Vol. 6, No. 4; "Social policy and macroeconomic performance: integrating 'the economic' and 'the social'" in T. Mkandawire, ed., Social Policy in a Development Context, Palgrave 2004.

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