Julie A. Nelson

University of Massachusetts at Boston - Department of Economics

Professor

100 Morrissey Blvd.

Boston, MA 02125

United States

http://www.umb.edu/academics/cla/dept/economics/faculty/facultyNelson.html

Tufts University - Global Development and Environment Institute

Senior Research Fellow

MA

United States

http://www.ase.tufts.edu/gdae/about_us/researchers.html#nelson

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Are Women Really More Risk-Averse than Men?

INET Research Note #012
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Oct 2012
Julie A. Nelson
University of Massachusetts at Boston - Department of Economics
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risk, women, gender, risk aversion, statistical inference

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Would Women Leaders Have Prevented the Global Financial Crisis? Implications for Teaching about Gender, Behavior, and Economics

INET Research Note #014 (Revision of Global Development and Environment Institute Working Paper No. 11-03)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2012
Julie A. Nelson
University of Massachusetts at Boston - Department of Economics
Downloads 191 (155,518)

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feminist economics, financial crisis, risk aversion, risk, economics education, behavioral economics, stereotyping, gender, sex, finance, markets

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The Relational Economy: A Buddhist and Feminist Analysis

ETHICAL PRINCIPLES AND ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION: ABUDDHIST APPROACH, pp. 21-33, Laszlo Zsolnai, ED., Dordrecht: Springer, 2011, Global Development and Enviroment Institute Working Paper No. 10-03
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2011
Julie A. Nelson
University of Massachusetts at Boston - Department of Economics
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economy, Buddhism, feminism, ethics

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Rationality and Humanity: A View from Feminist Economics

Global Development and Environment Institute Working Paper No. 05-04
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Apr 2006
Julie A. Nelson
University of Massachusetts at Boston - Department of Economics
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rationality, economics, feminism, methodology, values, emotions

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Does Profit-Seeking Rule Out Love? Evidence (or Not) from Economics and Law

Washington University Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 35, pp. 69-107, 2011, GDAE (Global Development and Environment Institute) Working Paper No. 10-06
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2011
Julie A. Nelson
University of Massachusetts at Boston - Department of Economics
Downloads 147 (195,108)
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profit maximization, shareholder value, shareholder primacy, corporate law, corporations, law, economics, gender, commodification, corporate social responsibility

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Economic Writing on the Pressing Problems of the Day: The Roles of Moral Intuition and Methodological Confusion

La Revue de Philosophie Economique/Review of Economic Philosophy, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 37-68, December 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2011
Julie A. Nelson
University of Massachusetts at Boston - Department of Economics
Downloads 121 (227,431)

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economics, ethics, policy, methodology, climate change, financial crisis, poverty, inequality, feminist economics

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Sociology, Economics, and Gender: Can Knowledge of the Past Contribute to a Better Future?

The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol. 69, No. 4, pp. 1127-1154, October 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2011
Julie A. Nelson
University of Massachusetts at Boston - Department of Economics
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economics, sociology, economic sociology, history of economic thought, gender, methodology, feminist economics

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Is Economics a Natural Science?

Social Research, Vol. 71, No. 2, pp. 211-222, Summer 2004
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Jan 2006
Julie A. Nelson
University of Massachusetts at Boston - Department of Economics
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economics, science, ecology, responsibility

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Economists, Value Judgments, and Climate Change: A View from Feminist Economics

Global Development and Environment Institute Working Paper No. 07-03, Ecological Economics, Vol. 65, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 12 May 2008
Julie A. Nelson
University of Massachusetts at Boston - Department of Economics
Downloads 107 (248,543)

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ethics, environment, methodology, feminist economics, climate change, intergenerational equity, optimal growth models, discount rate, high-reliability organizations

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Economics, Climate, and Values: An Integrated Approach

American Economic Association, Ten Years and Beyond: Economists Answer NSF's Call for Long-Term Research Agendas
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Aug 2011
Julie A. Nelson and Evelyn Fox Keller
University of Massachusetts at Boston - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Care Ethics and Markets: A View from Feminist Economics

APPLYING CARE ETHICS TO BUSINESS, pp. 35-53, Maureen Sander-Staudt and Maurice Hamington, EDS., Dordrecht: Springer, 2011, MIT, Global Development & Environment Inst. Working Paper No. 10-02
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2011
Julie A. Nelson
University of Massachusetts at Boston - Department of Economics
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ethics, economics, care, feminist, profit

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Ethics and International Debt: A View from Feminist Economics

Global Development and Environment Institute Working Paper No. 06-04. Published as "Ethics, Evidence and International Debt" in the Journal of Economic Methodology, June 2009, 16(2): 175-189
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2014
Julie A. Nelson
University of Massachusetts at Boston - Department of Economics
Downloads 92 (274,796)

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international debt, HIPCs, ethics, feminism, contract

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Is Dismissing the Precautionary Principle the Manly Thing to Do? Gender and the Economics of Climate Change

INET Research Note #013
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Oct 2012
Julie A. Nelson
University of Massachusetts at Boston - Department of Economics
Downloads 90 (278,659)

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climate change, gender, risk, archetypes, precautionary principle, feminist economics

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Ethics and the Economist: What Climate Change Demands of Us

Global Development and Environment Institute Working Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Jun 2011
Julie A. Nelson
University of Massachusetts at Boston - Department of Economics
Downloads 74 (313,508)
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climate change, ethics, catastrophe, uncertainty, interdependence, Enlightenment, responsibility, embodied reason

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Are Women Really More Risk‐Averse than Men? A Re‐Analysis of the Literature Using Expanded Methods

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 29, Issue 3, pp. 566-585, 2015
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Jun 2015
Julie A. Nelson
University of Massachusetts at Boston - Department of Economics
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Difference, Effect size, Gender, Risk, Sex, Similarity