1963-2013 - 50 years of Research for Social Change

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Elissa Braunstein

Former Collaborating Researcher

Elissa Braunstein collaborated with UNRISD on the project on Labour Markets and Social Policy: Gendered Connections, for which she wrote a paper on Neoliberal Development Macroeconomics: A Consideration of its Gendered Employment Effects and contributed to a joint paper on Gendered Impacts of Globalization: Employment and Protection for the same project.
Earlier, she collaborated on the policy report on Gender and Development: 10 Years after Beijing (2003-2005), authoring an Occasional Paper entitled “Foreign Direct Investment, Development and Gender Equality: A Review of Research and Policy” (2006). She also worked on the project Labour Market Informality, Social Policy and Gender (2011-2012), authoring an Programme Paper entitled “Neoliberal Development Macroeconomics: A Consideration of its Gendered Employment Effects” (2012).

At the time of her collaboration with UNRISD, Braunstein was a professor of economics at Colorado State University, USA. She has her PhD in economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a Master of Pacific International Affairs from the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California San Diego. She is a member of the International Working Group on Gender, Macroeconomics and International Economics and a staff economist with the Center for Popular Economics.

Other publications by Braunstein include: