Nancy Folbre

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Nancy Folbre’s research explores the interface between political economy and feminist theory, with a particular emphasis on the value of unpaid care work and the size of care penalties. In addition to numerous articles published in academic journals, she is the editor of For Love and Money: Care Work in the U.S. (Russell Sage, 2012), and the author of Greed, Lust, and Gender: A History of Economic Ideas (Oxford, 2009), Valuing Children: Rethinking the Economics of the Family (Harvard, 2008), and The Invisible Heart: Economics and Family Values (New Press, 2001). She has also written widely for a popular audience, including contributions to the New York Times Economix blog, The Nation, and the American Prospect.

CWE-GAM Working Paper Contributions:

“Endogenous Growth, Population Dynamics, and Returns to Scale: Long-run Macroeconomics When Demography Matters – James Heintz & Nancy Folbre