2013 Summer Seminar, July 15-18, Krakow, Poland

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Workshop Schedule

July 17 – 26, 2012

Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland




Breakfast 07:30am - 08:30am
Daily announcements (15') 08:45am - 09:00am
Session 1. 09:00am - 10:15am
Tea/Coffee break 10:15am - 10:30am
Session 2. 10:30am - 11:45am
Lunch break
11:45am - 01:15pm
Session 3. 01:15pm - 02:30pm
Short break 02:30pm - 02:45pm
Session 4. 02:45pm - 04:00pm
Tea/Coffee break 04:00pm - 04:15pm
Session 5. 04:15pm - 05:30pm
Dinner 06:30pm - 07:15pm
Special Evening Session        
07:30pm - 08:45pm














Each session’s presentation will be 45 minutes, followed by group discussion of 30 minutes. Evening Sessions will be held between 7:30 – 8:45pm


July 17, Tuesday Evening

Inaugural Dinner and Participant Introductions (Arrivals during the day)


Day I. July 18, Wednesday

Module I: Introduction to Gender-Aware Economics / Feminist Economics

Session 1. Welcome and Introduction of Fellows, Instructors and GEM-IWG (Rania Antonopoulos, Nilüfer Çağatay, Ewa Ruminska-Zimny and Anna Zachorowska)

Session 2. Introduction to Gender-Aware Economics: Basic Theoretical Concerns of Gender-Aware (and non-mainstream) Economics (Rania Antonopoulos)

Session 3. A Feminist Perspective on Political Economy (Antonella Picchio)

Session 4. Patterns of Growth, Gender Inequalities and Poverty in the World Economy (Nilüfer Çağatay)

Session 5. The European Regional Context: Transition Process and Gender (Ewa Ruminska-Zimny)


Day II. July 19, Thursday

Module II. Redefining the Macroeconomy: Conceptual, Analytical and Data Issues

Session 1. Redefining the Macroeconomy from a Feminist and Green Perspective (Nilüfer Çağatay)

Session 2. Macroeconomic Modelling with Gender: Analytical and Empirical Models (Nilüfer Çağatay)

Session 3. Intersections of Paid and Unpaid Work: Why Time Use and Household Production Matters (Rania Antonopoulos, Valeria Esquivel)

Session 4. Time Use Data: Collection, Measurement and Valuation (Valeria Esquivel)

Session 5. Gender – Aware Economics and Time – Use Surveys in CEE (Ewa Ruminska- Zimny and Marta Hozer-Koćmiel)


Day III. July 20, Friday

Module III: Fiscal Policy

Session 1. Fiscal Policy and Public Finance Principles I (Pinaki Chakraborty)

Session 2. Fiscal Policy and Public Finance Principles II (Pinaki Chakraborty)

Session 3. Gender Budgets from a Well-Being Approach (Antonella Picchio)

Session 4. - Principles and Practices of Gender Responsive Budgeting: Achievements and Challenges (Lekha Chakraborty)

Session 5. Gender and Taxation (Imraan Valodia)


Day IV. July 21, Saturday

Module IV: Globalization, Economic Dynamics and Challenges from a Feminist Perspective

Session 1. Intersections of Heterodox and Gender-aware Approaches to International Trade and Globalization: Theory, Policy and Empirics I (Nilüfer Çağatay)

Session 2. Intersections of Heterodox and Gender-aware Approaches to International Trade and Globalization: Theory, Policy and Empirics II (Nilüfer Çağatay)

Session 3. Gender and Trade: UNCTAD’s Perspectives (Simonetta Zarilli)

Session 4. The Financialisation of nature: Rio+20, the 'Green Economy' and gender equality (Heike Loeschmann)

Session 5. Fellows’ Presentations I

Special Evening Session: Thematic Group Meetings I: A Conversation About Research and Policy Agendas


July 22, Sunday: No sessions scheduled- cultural events

Day V. July 23, Monday

Module V. Gender and Labour Dynamics: Theory and Empirical Patterns

Session 1. Macroeconomics of Gender, Caring Labor and Employment (İpek İlkkaracan)

Session 2. Shifting Meanings of Informal Employment (Imraan Valodia)

Session 3. Economic Crises and Gendered Labor Outcomes (Özge İzdeş)

Session 4. Household Production Made Visible – Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) and Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Models (Marzia Fontana)

Session 5. Work, Care and Demographic Change in Eastern Europe (Irene Kotowska)

Special Evening Lecture: Women’s Employment and Changes in Care Regimes in Poland and Transition Countries (Anna Zachorowska)


Day VI. July 24, Tuesday

Module VI. Gender and Poverty

Session 1. Evolution of Conceptualizations of Poverty and Gender, and Anti-Poverty Policies (Nilüfer Çağatay)

Session 2. Income Poverty and Time – Poverty: An Integrated Framework (Rania Antonopoulos)

Session 3. Rural Poverty: Women in Agriculture and Rural Employment (Marzia Fontana)

Session 4. Social Protection and Gender in Historical Perspective: The Debate on Conditional Cash Transfers and Employment Guarantee (Rania Antonopoulos)

Session 5. Gender Aspects of Social Security and Social Protection in Eastern and Central Europe (Silke Steinhilber)


Day VII. July 25, Wednesday

Module VII. The Evolution of Monetary Policy and International Finance

Session 1. International Financial Flows: From Capital Accounts to ‘Efficient Allocation’ to Financialization and Financial Crises (Jayati Ghosh)

Session 2. Innovative Financing for Development (Manuel Montes)

Session 3. Innovative Finance: a gender perspective (Nilufer Cagatay)

Session 4. Monetary Policy in Historical Perspective: Changing Objectives of Monetary Policy – (Dimitri Papadimitriou via video-conferencing)

Session 5. Fellows’ Presentations II

Special Evening Session: Thematic Group Meetings II: A Conversation About Research and Policy Agendas


Day VIII. July 26, Thursday

Module VIII. Economic Crisis: One or Many?

Session 1. Food, Fuel and Financial Crises (Jayati Gosh)

Session 2. Political and Economic Crisis: Insights from the MENA Region (Mohammad Pournik)

Session 3. Closing Roundtable: Feminist Macroeconomic Policies in the Context of Crises

Moderator: Rania Antonopoulos

Participants: (Nilufer Cagatay, Mohammad Pournik , Ewa Ruminska-Zimny, Anna Zachorowska, Simonetta Zarilli, Brigitte Young)

Session 4. Closing Remarks and Evaluation (All Participants)



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