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

ISBN-10: 1852789646

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This significant unique reference paintings comprises over 100 especially commissioned articles at the lives and writings of girls who made major contributions to economics. It sheds new mild at the wealthy, yet too frequently overlooked, history of women's research of financial concerns and participation within the self-discipline of economics. as well as those that wrote in English, a few amazing Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, eastern, Russian and Swedish ladies economists are integrated. This publication will rework widely-held perspectives in regards to the prior function of ladies in economics, and should stimulate additional examine during this fascinating yet underdeveloped box. it really 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. 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, 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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1965), ‘The distributed lag between capital appropriations and expenditures’, Econometrica, 33(1), January, 178–96. (1968), ‘Lags between investment decisions and their causes’, The Review of Economics and Statistics, 50, May, 193–206. C. L. Jordan (1968), ‘Monetary and fiscal actions: a test of their relative importance in economic stabilization’, Review of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, November, 11–24. G. (1970), ‘The measurement and importance of fiscal policy changes’, Monthly Review, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, June, 133–45.

This was the first statistical study of the wages of unskilled labour in the USA and documents a 50 per cent increase in the wages of such workers over the last half of the nineteenth century. According to Abbott, such a study was a ‘first step toward a complete history of wages’ (p. 325). Eventually Abbott would write a large portion of the history of US wages and employment, centring particularly on women. Breckinridge’s course on the legal and economic position of women had prompted Abbott to wonder about the history of women in the labour force.

Abbott believed strongly that graduate students should have access to primary sources in their research and studies. Noting a particular difficulty in obtaining original documents on immigration issues, she set out to become an expert on contemporary and historical immigration documents and edited two important collections, Immigration: Select Documents and Case Records (1924) and Historical Aspects of the Immigration Problem: Select Documents (1926). In 1927, Abbott and Breckinridge jointly established the distinguished academic journal, Social Service Review, published by the University of Chicago Press.

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