Book Spotlights

Early Female Economists in Germany: A Search for Clues

Elizabeth Allgoewer, Ute Lampalzer, Sünje Lorenzen, Sophia Schulze Schleithoff & Nicole Graf | The scientific contributions of early female economists of Germany, as well as their roles in both public life and at universities, have so far received little attention. This book presents the lives and work of five economists who opened new paths in the discipline and thus paved the way for the next generation of female students and researchers. | Metropolis, December 2018

A Home of One’s Own? The Economic Autonomy of Women in Ecuador

Carmen Diana Deere (Editor) | This anthology contains the Spanish translation of nine journal articles published by the Gender Asset Project. The first part focuses on how women acquire assets, with comparative essays on Ecuador, Ghana and India, as well as others on Ecuador. The second highlights the association between women’s asset ownership and their bargaining power, specifically, decision-making and intimate partner violence. | FLACSO Ecuador & Abya-Yala, June 2021