Nancy Folbre

Nancy Folbre (born 1952) is a feminist economist who focuses on economics and the family (or family economics), non-market work and the economics of care.

She is currently an economics professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

She was elected president of the International Association for Feminist Economists in 2002, and has been an associate editor of the journal Feminist Economics since 1995.

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Nancy Folbre - Selected Journal Articles - The Future of The Elephant Bird (1997)
... In this article, Folbre builds upon ideas offered by Kingsley Davis in his 1937 article “Reproductive institutions and the pressure for population ... Folbre examines the connection between social changes and John Caldwell’s work on the demographic transition observed in the United States in the 1970’s ... To illustrate the main theme of her argument, Folbre uses the story of Horton as an allegory for the changing relationship between parents and children ...

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