IWD Podcast: The role of gender in economics

Applied Institute for Research in Economics

Caroline Bentham is a PhD Economics researcher who studies Quantitative Easing and other central bank balance sheet policies in developed economies, as a lens on issues in macroeconomic policy, central banking, wellbeing economics and social inequalities. She is also the founding Leader and Coordinator of the Women in Economics research seminar series and her wider interests include economics communication and the interface between academia and policy makers.
Beth Stratford is a PhD student at the University of Leeds looking at the kinds of big structural changes to ownership and control in our economy that will be needed to deliver environmental sustainability alongside economic emancipation and macroeconomic stability. Beth is a lead author of two recent reports: The Path to a Doughnut Shaped Recovery, funded by Research England, and Land For The Many, for the Labour Party.

Caroline Bentham and Beth Stratford

In this special International Women’s Day 2021 episode, Postgraduate Researchers Caroline Bentham and Beth Stratford talk about challenging the status quo when it comes to gender equality in economics. 

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This podcast episode was recorded in February 2021 via remote recording. If you would like to get in touch regarding this podcast, please contact research.lubs@leeds.ac.uk. A transcript of this episode is available.

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