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Feminist Economics Perspectives on the COVID Pandemic

A newly published special issue of the journal Feminist Economics focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic includes 26 articles on a wide range of issues, with authors from all regions of the globe. PERI economists Nancy Folbre, Katherine Moos, Lenore Palladino and James Heintz are among the contributors to this volume. Their topics include ‘Workers and Care Penalties in the U.S,’ ‘Coronavirus Fiscal Policy in the U.S: Lessons from Feminist Political Economy,’ “Public Investment in Home Healthcare During the Pandemic: A Win-Win Strategy,’ and ‘Don’t Let Another Crisis Go to Waste: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Imperative for a Paradigm Shift.’

The special issue of Feminist Economics on the COVID-19 Pandemic was guest edited by Nalia Kabeer, Shahra Razavi and Yana van der Meulen Rodgers.
Among the 26 papers in this special issue are these four by PERI economists and co-authors:

Essential Workers and Care Penalties in the United States
Nancy Folbre, Leila Gautham, and Kristin Smith

Coronavirus Fiscal Policy in the United States: Lessons from Feminist Political Economy 
Katherine Moos

Public Investment in Home Healthcare in the United States During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Win–Win Strategy
Lenore Palladino

Don’t Let Another Crisis Go to Waste: The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Imperative for a Paradigm Shift
James Heintz, Silke Staab, and Laura Turquet

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