Does capitalism exploit women? Do men and women benefit equally from markets?
Join us for a discussion with Dr. Rosemarie Fike on several common criticisms of capitalism from a feminist perspective. Explore some of the findings of economics literature regarding the causes of gender inequality and discuss whether the standard set of policy proposals are effective at reducing gender inequality and why.
About the Speaker: Rosemarie Fike
Rosemarie Fike is an Instructor of Economics at Texas Christian University and a Senior Fellow of the Fraser Institute. Her current research focuses on understanding the effects that different types of economic institutions have on the lives and status of women. Her scholarly work has been published in the Eastern Economics Journal, the Journal of Economic Education, Constitutional Political Economy, and the Journal of Benefit/Cost Analysis.