The objective of the Committee is to increase the number of women economists at all levels in UK academia and business by promoting equal opportunity and supporting entry into the profession and career advancement.
The Committee has the following aims:
1) To identify the current position of women economists in academic departments, business, and government, to monitor changes in the position of women and to publish findings widely.
The Committee will do this by:
2) To support women throughout the economics profession through the establishment of networks and to increase contacts of women in similar situations, circulate information and publicise appointments widely.
The Committee will achieve this by:
3) To identify the underlying causes of the under-representation of women in economics, and to seek to change or affect them.
The Committee will stimulate research in this area through: