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Stephanie Seguino

Stephanie Seguino is a Professor of Economics at the University of Vermont, USA. She is a Research Scholar at the Political Economy Research Institute, UMass-Amherst, Associate Editor of Feminist Economics and Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, and past president of the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE). She publishes regularly in a number of economic journals, including World Development, Journal of Development Studies, and Feminist Economics. She is also an instructor in the African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE), a training program in development economics for scholars, trade unionists, and policy makers from the Global South.

Seguino has contributed her services to local and global living wage campaigns. She has been an advisor or consultant to numerous international organizations including the World Bank, United Nations Development Program, the Asian Development Bank, and USAID. Locally, Seguino works with progressive groups in the State of Vermont on public sector spending, racial diversity and disparities in policing, and inclusion.

Seguino’s research explores the impact of globalization on income distribution and well-being, with a particular emphasis on Asian and Caribbean economies. Recent work investigates the effects of globalization on inequality, the impact of religiosity on gender relations, and human well-being as a goal of macroeconomic policy.   

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Women Foot the Bill for Economic Growth, Parity Requires Social Investment

Video | Mar 22, 2017

Pursuing equality while growing the economy requires reframing social spending as a form of investment.