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Feminomics: calculating the value of 'women's work'

2 Nov 2010

Marilyn Waring, Professor of Public Policy at IPP, was in Toronto, October 2010, to give a keynote speech at The Economics of Mothering conference hosted by Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement (MIRCI). At the conference she reminded the researchers and academics that the English word “economics’’ is rooted in the Greek for “managing a household.”

“For me, the patriarchal economic paradigm is the theory and practice of economics that says that women’s unpaid work is not worth anything at all,’’ she told Antonia Zerbisias, feature writer for the Star. “It’s not that I want to estimate its monetary value. I want to make it visible for policy-making purposes, for fairness and equality.

See the Star's feature article here : Feminomics: calculating the value of 'women's work'
Last updated: 02 Nov 2010 3:15pm

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