Engendering Macroeconomic Theory and Policy

  title={Engendering Macroeconomic Theory and Policy},
  author={Stephanie Seguino},
  journal={Feminist Economics},
  pages={27 - 61}
  • S. Seguino
  • Published 2 April 2020
  • Economics
  • Feminist Economics
ABSTRACT Over the past two decades, economists have turned their attention to exploring the role of gender in the macroeconomy. This paper reviews the salient findings of that literature. Research shows that gender gaps in education, health, unpaid labor, employment, and wages have economy-wide consequences and influence the rate of growth. The effects are transmitted via both the supply side of the economy – principally through labor productivity – and the demand side – through business… 

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