…nfluence that economists have in helping shape politics and policy and advising major corporations, the biases of the profession ought to be a significant cause for concern not just among economists themselves but for all of us.
Profound , powerful, illuminating. Excellent research with perfect examples - bookmarking this for future referral.
My tuppence on this is as outlined in Caroline Perez's excellent "Invisible Women", women do 75% of the global unpaid work. Women have always worked (paid and unpaid) but the traditional workplace hasn’t worked for women. It is tailored to an unencumbered worker, i.e., the male default. Because seeing humans as men is the default.
I'd appreciate your feedback on my article as I think it's another data-driven companion piece to your wonderful writing, do let me know what you think!