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Mercedes D'Alessandro

Economia Femini(s)ta
New York City
Mercedes D’Alessandro was born in Argentina, has a PhD in Economics (University of Buenos Aires, or UBA) and has lived in New York since 2013. She taught at UBA for more than 15 years. Her fields of specialization are Marxist Economics, Latin American economic theories, and the Philosophy of Economics, and she has led several research teams and authored numerous publications. She was the head of the Political Economics program at the National University of General Sarmiento (Buenos Aires). She has made numerous contributions to the popularization of economics across social networks, radio, television and printed press. In 2015, she founded Economía Femini(s)ta (Feminist Economics), a website where economics with a gender perspective is discussed in simple and accessible language. Through this, she has almost singlehandedly pushed feminist economics into the public agenda in Argentina.

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Thursday, September 27

3:00pm GMT-03