Caren Grown

Director, Poverty Reduction and Economic Governance

International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Suite 302
Washington, DC 20036
Caren Grown is director of ICRW's Poverty Reduction and Economic Governance team, where she leads research on asset accumulation and women's property rights, and the impact of multilateral and national economic policies on gender equality.

From 1992 to 2001, Dr. Grown was a senior program officer at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation in Chicago, where she managed research networks and competitions on a wide range of economic issues. Before joining the MacArthur Foundation, Dr. Grown was an economist with the Center for Economic Studies at the U.S. Census Bureau.

She is the lead author, with Dr. Geeta Rao Gupta, of Taking Action: Achieving Gender Equality and Empowering Women, and co-author, with Dr. Gita Sen, of Development, Crises and Alternative Visions: Third World Women's Perspectives. She has guest co-edited three special issues of World Development on macroeconomics, international trade and gender inequality, and written widely on gender and development issues.

Dr. Grown holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from the New School University and a bachelor?s degree in political science from UCLA.

Focus: Development, Economy, Gender, United States, Global

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2006

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