News and Analysis

Current event analysis and short form reporting. This is the new “main” category, where we can post a mixture of topical pieces that need to get to readers quickly.

Piketty Plus Feminism

We here at Lady Economist are big fans of the Nation’s new blog the Curve. It’s great to see a renowned publication bring to light the intersection of feminist thought, gender analysis and economics. It also give us plenty of… Read More ›

Public Goods Providing Innovation

Economist Mariana Mazzucato addresses the private sector/public sector dichotomy with incentivizing entrepreneurship and provision of public goods that spur private innovation, and whether the two are that different after all, in this talk on the series Seminars on Long-term Thinking…. Read More ›

Dear World Powers

A new crowdfunding campaign the Open Letter is under way to write a letter to the powers that be in the world as a full page ad in in the Wall Street Journal, demanding that they address climate change as a top… Read More ›