News archive - October 2010

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Feminomics: calculating the value of 'women's work' (Toronto Star)

By Antonia Zerbisias, Feature Writer

According to the old maxim, a woman's work is never done.

It certainly never counts, a least not by the economic formulae that figure out the wealth of a nation.

That's why the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) counts as positive all the money related the Alberta oilsands that's changing hands, no matter how devastating it may be to human health and the environment.

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