The Importance of Diverse Perspectives: Strategies for Supporting Women in Economics

There is a lack of diversity in the field on economics, which limits the range of perspectives during research and policy discussions. Without diverse perspectives, economists are in danger of not identifying key parts of a problem and not considering a full array of solutions. This Women in Economics special issue of Page One Economics presents the case that diversity among economists is needed to gain a wider perspective during economic research and policy development.

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Education Level: 9-12 College Non-educators
Subjects: AP Economics Economics
Concepts: Supply Demand Incentives
Resource Types: Publication Lesson
Languages: English
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