Women in Economics

An all-female stage
A celebration of some of the most influential thinkers and doers in the field.
  • A lack of representation.

  • The number of women in economics has plateaued, especially at senior levels, without any real significant improvement in the numbers in the last decade. For an industry that focuses on such a diverse list of topics and issues, the representation of the field has remained stagnant. We think it’s time that changed.

Şebnem Kalemli-Özcan

„We don’t want to find ways to deal with this problem and put patches on it. We want the environment changed.“

A three-year program.
One economist a month.
Tackling all areas of economics.

Gita Gopinath

„It’s important for me to make sure that women get the attention they deserve, that they have the right environment to work in.“

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Marianne Bertrand

"There's no doubt that by limiting our profession, we are leaving a lot of discoveries on the table."
  • Women in Economics is a celebration of the contributions and achievements women have bestowed to the field of economics, which are plentiful. The goal is to encourage more women to enter the discipline, both in academia and in policy making, and to demystify the field and better communicate what economics is all about.
  • It is a joint program between UBS and the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), the leading European network of academic economists.
  • Project Responsibilities
  • Concept Editing Production (USA, Europe) Post production Social Media Marketing Cross Media Marketing