Marzia Fontana is a feminist economist with many years of research and teaching experience, with a special focus on unpaid work, labour markets, and international trade. She has contributed to the area of gender-aware economy-wide modelling and published a number of articles and book chapters on this topic. Marzia is Research Associate at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex and guest lecturer at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is also Gender Advisor for the Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP) Network (macroeconomic modelling component) Marzia has provided research and advisory support to a number of international organizations and NGOs including ILO, FAO, WFP, UNCTAD, UNIDO, UNDP, UNRISD, UN Women, the World Bank, the European Parliament, IFPRI, ActionAid, CAFOD, the Commonwealth Secretariat and One World Action. She has fieldwork experience mostly in Asia (India, Bangladesh, Laos PDR, Vietnam, Cambodia and Fiji Islands).
CWE-GAM Working Paper Contributions:
“Options for Modeling the Distributional Impact of Care Policies Using a General Equilibrium (CGE) Framework” – Marzia Fontana, Binderiya Byambasuren & Carmen Estrades
“A Gendered Social Accounting Matrix for South Korea” – Hans Lofgren, Kijoing Kim, Marzia Fontana & Martin Cicowiez