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

This significant unique reference paintings contains over 100 in particular commissioned articles at the lives and writings of ladies who made major contributions to economics. It sheds new mild at the wealthy, yet too frequently overlooked, 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 awesome Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, jap, Russian and Swedish girls economists are integrated. This publication will rework widely-held perspectives concerning the earlier position of girls in economics, and should stimulate extra examine during this fascinating yet underdeveloped box. it truly is 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. top, 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. omit, 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, okay. 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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Indeed, the constraints imposed by domestic responsibilities forced many women to accept part-time or casual employment. For many others who made the transition, the ‘traditional’ women’s professions of schoolteaching, nursing, office work and sales assistant were all that were on offer or could realistically be aspired to. Often, women’s secondary and postschool education prepared them for this limited range of occupations. Moreover, in the expectation that in a relatively short time after taking up a job they would leave work to have a family, many young women who did secure full-time employment failed to be appointed to the higher positions or receive the more advanced training available to their male colleagues of a similar standing.

More complex models represented series such as investment through four to eight quarters’ lagged variates of debt, retained earnings, interest rates or other variables. While the distributed lag representation had theoretical support, data limitations prevented effective practical implementation of many lag models. The distributed lag representation was popular in the 1950s and 1960s as several prominent economists advocated such models (Eisner, 1960; Koyck, 1954; Solow, 1960) as natural representations of such adjustment models as the accelerator theory of investment.

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