The Women's Committee undertakes the following activities within their stated aims and objectives:

  • Biennial survey on "The Gender Balance of Academic Economists in the UK".
  • A regular survey of the gender composition of journal editorial boards.
  • Publication of findings and activities including a regular slot in the RES newsletter. 
  • Hosting regular events for Ph.D. students to encourage networking and support for young women economists.
  • Annual events at the RES Conference.
  • Monitoring the position of women in government and business.
  • Liaison with other academic bodies concerned with issues of gender in research.

Future activities include promotion of research on the position of women in economics and stronger links with individuals beginning their careers as economists, both in academia and business.

The 11th RES Women's Committee Gender Balance of Academic Economics Survey now released. View here.

See other RES Women's Committee publications here.

We are happy to publicise events and other womens economics groups that may be of interest here:

Women Economists Network: WEN was established in 2000, providing an opportunity for women economists to network and share experiences. Attendees work as economists in a wide range of organisations including government, consultancy, regulators, academia, and industry.
Join WEN on LinkedIn.  Please see the RES events page for the latest events from the Women Economists Network (WEN).

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