Radhika Balakrishnan

Professor of Economics and International Studies, Marymount Manhattan College
Radhika Balakrishnan has a Ph.D. in eonomics from Rutgers University and is Professor of Economics and International Studies at Marymount Manhattan College. She has worked at the Ford Foundation as a program officer in the Asia Regional Program. She is currently on the board of Women?s Edge Coalition, and is the Chair of the Coordinating Committee of the U.S. Network on Human Rights. She was the Chair of the Board of the Religious Consultation for Reproductive Health, Population and Ethics, and was also on the board of the International Association of Feminist Economics. Dr. Balakrishnan is currently working on a project trying to use human rights norms to evaluate and construct macroeconomic policy.

Focus: Development, Economy, Ethics, Gender, Health, Human Rights, Poverty, Trade, United States, Americas


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Selected Publications:

The Hidden Assembly Line: Gender Dynamics of Subcontracted Work in a Global Economy (Kumarian Press, 2001)

Good Sex: Feminist Perspectives from the Worlds Religions, co-edited with Patricia Jung and Mary Hunt (Rutgers University Press, 2000)

Team contributor to "Progress of the Worlds Women," Diane Elson, ed. (UNIFEM, 2005)


Intellectual property; Media and economics; Social insurance

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Last Updated: Dec 07, 2007

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