Elissa Braunstein


EDITOR, Feminist Economics, 2020-2023

Colorado State Univeresity
Fort Collins, CO USA

Elissa Braunstein is professor and chair of the Department of Economics at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, as well as Editor for the journal Feminist Economics. She is also a former Senior Economist for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva, Switzerland. Her work focuses on the international and macroeconomic aspects of growth and development, with particular emphasis on the interactions between macroeconomic policy and gender equality, as well as the consequences of incorporating care and social reproduction into macroeconomic models. She publishes widely in both academic and policy venues, including in Feminist Economics, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Development, Development and Change, International Review of Applied Economics, Journal of Economic Issues, Review of Keynesian Economics, and World Development. She has done consulting work for a number of international development institutions, including UN Women, the International Labour Organization, the World Bank, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-HABITAT), and the United Nations Research Institute on Social Development (UNRISD).