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The Purple Economy: A Call for a New Sustainable Economic Order Beyond the Green

Date: 10/19/2016

Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: 310 Renaissance Park

The Gender and Development Lecture Series will be bringing Ipek Ilkkaracan, Professor of Economics at Istanbul Technical University, to Northeastern to give a lecture, “The Purple Economy: A Call for a New Sustainable Economic Order Beyond the Green.” In this talk she will build on feminist scholarship on unpaid work, the care economy and gender inequalities, drawing on the linkages between caring for human beings and caring for the environment. Her talk will be October 19th from 1:30 – 3:00 pm in 310 Renaissance Park.

İpek İlkkaracan is Professor of Economics at Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Management; associate
 director of the ITU Women’s Studies Center; and a research associate at the Levy Economics Institute
 of Bard College. Her research areas include macroeconomics of unemployment and wages, labor market inequalities, work-life balance policies, time use, the care economy, and sustainable growth.

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