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

15

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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
Downloads 529 (27,766)

Abstract:

risk, women, gender, risk aversion, statistical inference

2.

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
Downloads 135 (155,723)

Abstract:

rationality, economics, feminism, methodology, values, emotions

3.

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 123 (167,796)
Citation 2

Abstract:

profit maximization, shareholder value, shareholder primacy, corporate law, corporations, law, economics, gender, commodification, corporate social responsibility

4.

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
Downloads 111 (169,762)

Abstract:

economy, Buddhism, feminism, ethics

5.

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 107 (194,641)

Abstract:

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

6.

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
Downloads 104 (199,848)

Abstract:

economics, science, ecology, responsibility

7.

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 102 (163,101)

Abstract:

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

8.

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
Downloads 90 (219,846)

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9.

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 86 (224,529)

Abstract:

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

10.

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
Downloads 85 (222,966)

Abstract:

economics, sociology, economic sociology, history of economic thought, gender, methodology, feminist economics

11.

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 77 (234,287)

Abstract:

international debt, HIPCs, ethics, feminism, contract

12.

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
Downloads 62 (260,597)

Abstract:

ethics, economics, care, feminist, profit

13.

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 61 (275,661)
Citation 1

Abstract:

climate change, ethics, catastrophe, uncertainty, interdependence, Enlightenment, responsibility, embodied reason

14.

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 50 (268,960)

Abstract:

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

15.

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
Downloads 0 (532,857)

Abstract:

Difference, Effect size, Gender, Risk, Sex, Similarity