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Full Name Elissa Braunstein
Preferred Name Elissa Braunstein
Pronouns she/her
Country United States of America
Affiliation(s) Colorado State University
About Me

Elissa Braunstein is a Professor and Chair of Economics at Colorado State University, as well as Editor of the journal Feminist Economics. Most recently she worked for 2.5 years as a Senior Economist at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Her work focuses on the international and macroeconomic aspects of development, with particular emphasis on economic growth, macro policy, social reproduction and gender. She publishes widely in both academic and policy venues, and has done consulting work for a number of international development institutions, including the International Labour Organization, the World Bank, the United Nations Research Institute on Social Development, and UN Women. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a Master’s of Pacific International Affairs from the School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California San Diego.

Expertise by Geography East Asia and Pacific, Latin America, North America
Expertise by sub-field Economic Development, Economics of Distribution / Inequality, Feminist Economics / Economics of Gender, International Economics, International Trade, Macroeconomics, Political Economy