Former Collaborating Researcher
Stephanie Seguino worked with UNRISD on the report Gender Equality: Striving for Justice in an Unequal World (2004), the project Religion, Politics, and Gender Equality (2008-2010), and contributed to the report Combating Poverty and Inequality: Structural Change, Social Policy and Politics (2010). She prepared background papers including “The Effect of Religiosity on Gender Attitudes and Outcomes” (2009), “Heterodox Policies and Gender Equality: The East Asian Experience” (2005) and “Gender, Well-Being and Equality: Assessing Status, Trends and the Way Forward” (2004).
Seguino was, at the time of her collaboration with UNRISD, a professor of economics at the University of Vermont. She has a PhD in economics from the American University, and researches labour economics, the economics of race and gender, and macroeconomics, economic development and growth. Seguino has been the President of the International Association for Feminist Economics, on the board of directors of the International Association for Feminist Economics, a board member at the Association for Social Economics, and the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Ghana Poverty Project.
Notable publications by Stephanie Seguino include:
Berik, G., Y. Rodgers, and S. Seguino (Eds.). 2011. Inequality, Development and Growth. New York and London: Routledge.
Seguino, S. 2008. “The Road to Gender Equality: Global Trends and the Way Forward.” In G. Berik, Y. Rodgers and A. Zammit (eds.). Social Justice and Gender Equality: Rethinking Development Strategies and Macroeconomic Policies. London: Routledge.
Seguino, S. and C. Grown. 2011. “Gender Equality and Globalization: Macroeconomic Policy for Developing Countries.” In L. Benaria, A.M. Mari May and D. Strassmann (eds.). Feminist Economics: Global Perspectives on Gender. International Library of Critical Writings in Economics series, vol. 3. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing Inc.