Guest: Allison Martell
Allison Martell writes about feminism and economics at Economic Woman, and is part of Feministe's 2008 Project Guest Blogger.
This wraps up my guest posting stint. I want to take a second to thank Feministe in general, for giving me this platform, and Jill in particular, for answering all of my questions and moderating a lot of comments. And thank you, for reading and commenting! The quality of comments has really blown me away […]...read more
If you close your eyes and think about entrepreneurship, what do you see? I used to see a montage of old Venture episodes. My entrepreneur was male, young, ambitious, and very busy. He was about to realize his dreams, so he didn’t sleep very much. If he had a family, they hadn’t seen him in […]...read more
Several of you have asked for a post about the wage gap. I’ve held off, because it’s a huge topic – really, most of my own blog circles back to income one way or another. But I get that not everyone feels like spending a few weeks, months, or years on this stuff, so I’ll […]...read more
Here’s something a bit off topic. Over at Marginal Revolution, prominent econ blogggers Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok often post short items titled "markets in everything." The posts are by turns quirky and disturbing, and collected on this site for your convenience. Feminist bloggers have also posted about strange things for sale, usually at the […]...read more
I just wandered by CNN in time to catch a short segment with Heidi Hartmann, President of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. She was talking about the impact of the current economic downturn on women. Hartmann, who is also a professor at George Washington University, recently made similar points to the Joint Economic Committee, […]...read more
Hello everyone – this is your newest guest blogger, reporting for duty! My name is Allison Martell, and I write about feminism and economics at Economic Woman. I also contribute to the group blog over at Shameless Magazine. Like Shameless, I’m based in Toronto, where I supplement my stats homework with cycling, vegetarian cooking, and […]...read more