Lourdes Beneria


Lourdes Beneria is an economist, professor emeritus at Cornell University (USA) and expert in economics and gender studies. She has advised international bodies like the International Labour Organisation and the United Nations Development Fund for Women.

Her publications include the recent book Gender, Development and Globalization: Economics as if All People Mattered (Routledge, 2015), which she co-authored with Günseli Berik and Maria S. Floro.

Articles by Lourdes Beneria

Il·lustració © Margarita Castaño
The city of careCare and the post-pandemic economy

The two latest crises of capitalism – that of 2008 and the Covid-19 crisis – have highlighted the importance of care and the urgent need to transform the economic system so that not all...

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