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Integrating gender into macroeconomics

Puja Mehra speaks with NIPFP Professor Dr. Lekha Chakraborty about the need to integrate gender issues into monetary, trade and fiscal policy frameworks and go beyond growth

Puja Mehra speaks with Dr. Lekha Chakraborty, Professor at the NIPFP, about the nascent revolution in macro policy in which economists such as her and former chairperson of the US Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, are emphasising the need for 'gender in economics'. This calls for integrating gender issues into monetary, trade and fiscal policy frameworks and go beyond growth.

This is the first part of the conversation with Dr Lekha Chakraborty. Join us for next week's episode to listen to the second part.