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How Economics Forgot about Women

Level: beginner
Katrine Marçal | TEDx Talks, 2015
Perspective: Feminist Economics
Topic: gender, labour & care
Format: Lecture
Duration: 00:12:14
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnBEXUSNgQ8

Summary

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.

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