Here is a link to my post for the Cambridge Labour history cluster blog: 'Economists’ arguments in the comparable worth controversy, 1974-89.'
This blogpost is based on 1) a forthcoming paper (“Economists Entered the ‘Numbers Game’. Measuring Discrimination in the U.S. Courtrooms, 1971-1989, working paper available here) 2) a discussion I had with students while using the Harvard trial as a teaching example, and 3) my own uncertainties about what I think about it. Students for … Continue reading Some Thoughts on Economists’ Duels in Court
This blogpost is based on an ongoing research started in 2016 with François Allisson. Before meeting at Princeton for the 'Learning by the Book' Conference, participants were asked to write short pieces to be publihed on the History of Knowledge blog. This blogpost was originaly published as part of the 'Learning by the Book' series. It was … Continue reading Maurice H. Dobb’s Wages: A Journey Ahead of the Standardization of Labor Economics (with François Allisson)
This post is partly based on a chapter I wrote for the Routledge Handbook of the History of Women's Economic Thought (edited by Kirsten Madden and Robert Dimand, 2019). Here is a link to the working paper version. It was first edited and published on scatterplot by Dan Hirschman in septembre 2017. Millicent Garrett Fawcett … Continue reading Great Men and One Exceptional Woman