BIO

Nancy Folbre focuses on the interface between feminist theory and political economy, with a particular interest in caring labor and other forms of non-market work. She has received a five-year fellowship from the MacArthur Foundation and also served as co-chair of the MacArthur Research Network on the Family and the Economy. She works with the Center for Popular Economics and is an Associate Editor of the journal Feminist Economics. Her recent books include Family Time: The Social Organization of Care (Routledge 2004) (co-edited with Michael Bittman) and The Invisible Heart: Economics and Family Values (New Press, 2001). Nancy received her Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts.