The two faces of economic forecasting in Italy

Vera Cao Pinna and Almerina Ipsevich

Authored by: Marcella Corsi , Giulia Zacchia

The Routledge Handbook of the History of Women’s Economic Thought

Print publication date:  September  2018
Online publication date:  September  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138852341
eBook ISBN: 9781315723570
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This chapter aims to analyse the contributions made by two Italian women economists, now almost completely forgotten, but who were at the forefront of political and economic debate in the 1960s and 1970s, Vera Cao Pinna and Almerina Ipsevich. Both women gave an impulse to applied economic research as support to political economics during the post-war economic reconstruction in Italy, although their ideologies and theories were very different.

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