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By Robert W. Dimand, Mary Ann Dimand, Evelyn L. Forget

This significant unique reference paintings comprises over 100 especially commissioned articles at the lives and writings of ladies who made major contributions to economics. It sheds new gentle at the wealthy, yet too usually ignored, background of women's research of monetary matters and participation within the self-discipline of economics. as well as those that wrote in English, a few striking Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, eastern, Russian and Swedish girls economists are incorporated. This booklet will rework widely-held perspectives concerning the prior function of girls in economics, and may stimulate additional examine during this interesting yet underdeveloped box. it's devoted to the reminiscence of Michèle Pujol, a pioneer within the field.

Contributors: G. Abraham-Frois, J.A. Alexander, R.L. Bartlett, G. Becchio, A. Bernasek, M.H. most sensible, ok. Bharadwaj, G. Biffl, R.G. Bodkin, M. Boianovsky, M.D. Bordo, F. Butschk, B. Corry, A.I. Dagg, J.B. Davis, M.A. Dimand, R.W. Dimand, Z. Emami, M. Fontana, E.L. disregard, G. Fornengo, A. Gamez, S.H. Gensemer, P. Groenewegen, D. Haas-Wilson, H. Hagemann, C.H. Hammond, J.D. Hammond, I. Hardeen, J.P. Henderson, I. Henriksen, R. Henriksson, M.C. Howard, J. Humphries, P. Hyman, A. Ikeo, C. Ivory, J.P. Jacobsen, N. Kaergard, M.I. Kamien, V. Kapurina-Foreman, S.D. Kasper, J.E. King, S. King, D. Kinnear, R. Kleer, C.-D. Krohn, T.E. Kulakovskaja, F.S. Lee, M. Lewis, B. Libby, R.A. Lobdell, C. McDonough-Dumler, G. Mongiovi, N.I. Naumova, J. Nautz, C. Nyland, S.J. Pack, H.W. Plasmeijer, B. Polkinghorn, M. Psalidopoulos, M.A. Pujol, S. Raman, M. Rix, C.K. Ryan, W.J. Samuels, P. Scholze, J.A. Seiz, J. Shackelford, ok. Shopsowitz, K.K. Sklar, W.D. Sockwell, L.A. Soroka, J.J. Thomas, A.C. Thorne, H.-M. Trautwein, R.M. Tullberg, R. Vaitheswaran, B.S. Visano, T. Wobbe

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She investigated the effects of World War I on British employment, wages and poverty in a series of articles published in the JPE from 1917 to 1925 (‘The war and women’s work in England’ (1917), ‘The English Census of 1921’ (1922), ‘English statistics of pauperism during the war’ (1925)). Her statistical documentation of the exodus from the workhouse and the disappearance of the pauper that occurred during the war was particularly noteworthy. After her year studying in London, Abbott took a job teaching at Wellesley College.

M. (1954), Distributed Lags and Investment Analysis, Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Company. Schmidt, Peter and Robin Sickles (1975), ‘On the efficiency of the Almon lag technique’, International Economic Review, 16(3), October, 792–5. Schmidt, Peter and Roger N. Waud (1973), ‘The Almon lag technique and the monetary versus fiscal policy debate’, Journal of the American Statistical Association, 68 (341), March, 11–19. Shiller, Robert J. (1971), ‘A distributed lag estimator derived from smoothness priors’, Econometrica, 41(4), July, 775–88.

Apart from The Labor of Women in the Production of Cotton, East Texas Lumber Workers (1961) is Allen’s most original and important work. The 10 Ruth Alice Allen book’s subtitle, ‘An Economic and Social Picture, 1870–1950’, aptly describes this work. Again Allen displayed her talent for amassing copious quantities of information, this time in the process of thoroughly illuminating the economic conditions of the Texan lumber country. Again her approach was eclectic and fundamentally institutionalist in that she viewed the people’s physical, social and economic environment as the most important influence on their behaviour.

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