AN ALTERNATIVE ECONOMICS SUMMER READING LIST

This is by Dr Carolina Alves, Besiana Balla, Devika Dutt and Ingrid H. Kvangraven about the diversity of “Summer Reading Lists."

DIVERSE EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Women in Economics at Berkeley have started a resource bank which they update periodically.

THE ULTIMATE ECONOMICS TWITTER FOLLOW LIST

We've pulled up a list of people you may want to follow on twitter to keep up with the world of economics from a variety of perspectives.

FEMINIST ECONOMICS JOURNAL

"Feminist Economics is a peer-reviewed journal that provides an open forum for dialogue and debate about feminist economic perspectives. By opening new areas of economic inquiry, welcoming diverse voices, and encouraging critical exchanges, the journal enlarges and enriches economic discourse. The goal of Feminist Economics is not just to develop more illuminating theories, but to improve the conditions of living for all children, women, and men."

WOMEN'S BUDGET GROUP

A toolkit created by Wbg focusing on campaigning for a gender equal future and topics in feminist economics. They also have an early-careers network for students.

Behavioural Economics: The Next Frontier by Atiyeh Yeganloo

Slides by PhD researcher Atiyeh Yeganloo who presented at our first guest speaker event in November 2018.

BLOG SPOTLIGHT
Cargo Worker

ECONLIFE

Elaine Schwartz

Elaine Schwartz is an economics teacher, writer and the founder of econlife®.

Her blog discusses current and past events in the U.S. and elsewhere, in a variety of topics. "One day we could look at soap operas in India, the next at China’s aging population, and then whether Starbucks is more popular than McDonald’s. Always though, we create an economic connection."

It has daily visitors from 100+ countries

Lenses

BLACK ECON GIRL

Kayla Jones, Brandy Edmondson, Thandi Weza and Thalya Yanell.

A blog run by four black female economists in the United States: Kayla Jones, Brandy Edmondson, Thandi Weza and Thalya Yanell. They follow topical economic issues and address diversity in the discipline and the economy

Laptop Writing

SHECON

Marie Kaul and Jocelyn Gaitskell

Bloggers Jocelyn Gaitskell and our very own Marie Kaul write about economics and politics from the perspective of the inspired undergrad student

Geography Lesson

MACROMOM

Claudia Sahm

Claudia Sahm’s blog MacroMom deals with the treatment of women in the profession, mostly using research findings by Alice Wu

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QUANTITATIVE EASE

Carola Binder

A highly analytical blog by Carola Binder, utilising her research in a plethora of macroeconomic topics