Giulia Zacchia

Giulia Zacchia is a research fellow in Economics at Sapienza University of Rome. She holds a PhD in History of Economic Thought from the University of Macerata (Italy). She worked on microfinance and in the formal financial sector in Italy. She specializes in the history of contemporary economics with a gender perspective, and in methods and consequences of research evaluation in economics. Her research interests extend to microfinance, women’s empowerment and migrations.

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-varn6-How Academic Conformity Punishes Women—and Restricts the Diversity of Economic Ideas

-varn7-Article | Dec 14, 2017 -varn13-

-varn14- Skewed measures of “research output” hold back women who think differently or study smaller subfields in economics—and it’s harming the discipline as a whole

-varn6-The Dark Side of Discrimination in the Economics Profession

-varn7-Article | Nov 3, 2017 -varn13-

-varn14- How Women Are Forced to Conform to the Research Habits and Interests of Men 

-varn6-Diversity in Economics: A Gender Analysis of Italian Academic Production

-varn7-Paper -varn9-Working paper | | Aug 2017 -varn13-

-varn14- Economists’ infamous failure at predicting the recent financial crisis has brought new impetus to studies on diversity in the economics profession. Such studies have underlined how diversity plays a prominent role in enriching economic analyses.

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From the Origins of Economic Ideas to the Challenges of Our Time

-varn7-Event -varn8-Conference #INET2017-varn12- | Oct 21–23, 2017 -varn13-

-varn14- INET gathered hundreds of new economic thinkers in Edinburgh to discuss the past, present, and future of the economics profession.