How Economics Forgot about Women
Level: beginnerKatrine Marçal | TEDx Talks, 2015
How do we get our dinner? And who cooked Adam Smith's dinner? Starting with Smith's answer on the origin of a dinner, Katrine Marçal problematizes and illustrates how unpaid labour was and is still being ignored by economic theory and how the homo economics represents characteristics perceived as male.
Adam Smith care economic theory gender homo economicus reproductive labour self-interest unpaid labour