About Feminist Economics

Feminist Economics is a peer-reviewed journal that provides an open forum for dialogue and debate about feminist economic perspectives. By opening new areas of economic inquiry, welcoming diverse voices, and encouraging critical exchanges, the journal enlarges and enriches economic discourse. The goal of Feminist Economics is not just to develop more illuminating theories but also to improve conditions of living for all children, women, and men.

Feminist Economics:

  • Advances feminist inquiry into economic issues affecting the lives of children, women, and men
  • Examines the relationship between gender and power in the economy and the construction and legitimization of economic knowledge
  • Extends feminist theoretical, historical, and methodological contributions to economics and the economy
  • Offers feminist insights into the underlying constructs of the economics discipline and into the historical, political, and cultural context of economic knowledge
  • Provides a feminist rethinking of theory and policy in diverse fields, including those not directly related to gender
  • Includes cross-disciplinary and cross-country perspectives