Stephanie Seguino

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Stephanie Seguino is Professor of Economics at the University of Vermont, USA, and Research Associate at the University of Massachusetts/Amherst Political Economy Research Institute. Prior to obtaining a Ph.D. from American University, she served as economist in Haiti in the pre- and post-Baby Doc era.

Her research explores the two-way relationship between intergroup inequality by class, race, and gender on the one hand, and economic growth and development on the other. She has also explored the economics of stratification, including the gender and race employment effects of contractionary monetary policy. She has extensively explored the impact of globalization on well-being, and the role of macroeconomic policy in promoting equality.

She is an instructor in the African Program for Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE), Associate Editor of Feminist Economics, Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, and Review of Keynesian Economics, and past president of International Association for Feminist Economics. She has published in a wide variety of journals, including Review of Development Economics, Journal of Development Studies, and World Development. She has consulted with a number of international organizations including the UNDP, UNRISD, UNCTAD, World Bank, and USAID.

In her community, Stephanie offers her expertise for public policy issues such as paid sick leave, living wages, and school disparities. She is a member of the Burlington School Board, and has strongly advocated for addressing the achievement gap in our schools. She has also worked extensively on racial disparities in policing in Vermont.

CWE-GAM Working Paper Contributions:

“Estimating the Role of Social Reproduction in Economic Growth” – Elissa Braunstein, Stephanie Seguino & Levi Altringer

CWE-GAM Blog Contributions: (More) Economic Lessons from the Great Recession of 2008