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Diane Elson


Diane Elson is Emeritus Professor at University of Essex; member of the UN Committee for Development Policy; and consultant to UN Women. In 2016 she was awarded the Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought by Tufts University, USA. She has served as chair of the UK Women’s Budget Group (2009-2016); as Vice-President of the International Association for Feminist Economics (2005-2006); and as a member of G7 Gender Equality Advisory Council (2018).  She was one of the pioneers of gender analysis of government budgets, on which she has published several journal articles, book chapters and reports.

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