Welcome to the WiE resourcing page

On this page, we want to provide you with additional resources beyond our own WiE content. If you are considering starting a career in economics, want a more diverse perspective to your studies, or would like to reach out to other like-minded groups, we’ve got you covered! If you have comments or would like to add to our list of resources, please contact us at info@women-in-economics.com.

Here you can find resources....

… if you are generally excited to learn more about economics, empowerment & diversity

Exploring Economics

Webpage, e-learning platform with a lot of content to discover on econ in general and pluralist approaches


YouTube channel aimed at making economics research accessible and engaging

Lean In – Sheryl Sandberg

Empowerment, women in workplaces, diversity etc.

Sprache und Sein

German book on how language shapes our thinking, politics and divides society into different groups. Great for people interested in language and diversity

Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

“Invisible Women shows us how, in a world largely built for and by men, we are systematically ignoring half the population. It exposes the gender data gap – a gap in our knowledge that is at the root of perpetual, systemic discrimination against women, and that has created a pervasive but invisible bias with a profound effect on women’s lives.”

Women in Academia Literature Overview

Webpage, e-learning platform with a lot of content to discover on econ in general and pluralist approaches

… if you want to start a career in Economics

This section serves as a guide for current students and recent graduates of economics who may be feeling confused about the next steps in their careers. We at WiE remember feeling similar sentiments not so long ago! Here, we share many resources to help you understand the job market in the private sector, public sector, and academia. Take a look, and we would be happy if this makes you feel slightly less unsure about what’s to come! 

Private Sector

If you are thinking of going into the private sector or transitioning in, there are a few specialized Economics consulting firms that you should take a look at:

List of jobs aggregators:

List of recruiting firms:

List of independent recruiters:

WiE has also developed a series called “Insights into Careers” which you can find on our Youtube page, for example, you can get an insight into working in Journalism here

If you are already in the midst of econ academia, you might be interested in the following guides, seminars, articles, etc.: 


Vienna-based feminist network with mentoring program for women (students) in economics

Netzwerk Plurale Ökonomik

German network on pluralist, heterodox economics, has a lot of university groups

AEA Econ Career Webinars

Different webinars on careers from Economics studies

D-Econ reading list

D-Econ regularly curates alternative reading lists. The D-Econ team does so by drawing on works by scholars who tend to be ignored by the larger economics profession, either because of the approach taken or because of the identity or location of the authors.

The Hidden Curriculum Podcast

“The Hidden Curriculum is a podcast on all the topics you wanted to learn in (econ) graduate school. There are lots of things about the profession that you only hear if you have a great mentor or during networking opportunities. This podcast aims to help decrease that knowledge gap by bringing that information into your headphones!”

Beginners Guide to Econ Twitter

“My #1 advice to new economists is to get on twitter and plug into the #EconTwitter community. This document is a guide on how to do that. It’s a bit geared towards academics, since that’s what I know best, but #EconTwitter is a lot more than academics and I’ve tried to write so it’s useful to people outside academia too.”


“A platform for graduate (PhD) students to build a community, and foster professional/personal development.”

Guide to Econ Twitter

Women in Econ/Pol

“Aiming to create a free inclusive space for women interested in econ, policy & development to learn and grow together. Follow us for updates on sessions & more!”

… if you are interested to learn more about gender & diversity in the field of economics 

Here are some academic papers that look at gender & diversity within our field, that we at WiE found interesting. The role of gender & diversity in Economics has gained increasing attention over the past years. There is some excellent research on representation, discrimination, and the dynamics within the academic world. Here we present you with a curated list of papers we find particularly interesting or relevant. 

Gender and the Dynamics of Economics Seminar

Dupas, P., Modestino, A. S., Niederle, M., & Wolfers, J. (2021). Gender and the dynamics of economics seminars (No. w28494). National Bureau of Economic Research.

Stop the Clock Policies and Career Success in Academia

Manchester, Colleen Flaherty, Lisa M. Leslie, and Amit Kramer. “Stop the clock policies and career success in academia.” American Economic Review 100.2 (2010): 219-23.

Does Simple Information Provision Lead to More Diverse Classrooms? Evidence from a Field Experiment on Undergraduate Economics

Bayer, Amanda, Syon P. Bhanot, and Fernando Lozano. “Does simple information provision lead to more diverse classrooms? Evidence from a field experiment on undergraduate economics.” AEA Papers and Proceedings. Vol. 109. 2019.

Gendered Language on the Economics Job Market Rumors Forum

Wu, Alice H. “Gendered language on the economics job market rumors forum.” AEA Papers and Proceedings. Vol. 108. 2018.


A Podcast about Economics and Inequality. 

… if you are looking for like-minded groups & networks 

We at WiE consider us an initiative with the broad interest of advancing gender equality and representation in the field of economics. Below, we present you with a list of like-minded groups and networks, some of which have a specific geographic focus or work on related topics. And remember, you can always become a WiE member and find support in our LinkedIn group (link)!


Vienna-based feminist network with mentoring program for women (students) in economics.

German network on pluralist, heterodox economics, has a lot of university groups.

is a campaign led by the Royal Economic Society which aims to:

broaden the appeal of economics to potential students
change their perceptions of economics and economists
attract more students from under-represented groups (women, state school/further education college students and ethnic minorities).

is a continually expanding group of scholars, policy professionals, students, advocates and activists interested in empowering and improving the well-being of women and other under-represented groups around the world. IAFFE is a non-profit organization that seeks to advance feminist inquiry of economic issues and to educate economists and others on feminist points of view on economic issues. IAFFE has approximately 600 members in 43 countries. While the majority of IAFFE’s members are economists, the group also includes scholars in other disciplines, students, activists, and policy makers.” 

… if you want a full overview of the WiE content 

We at WiE work tirelessly to promote gender equality in our field. This includes multiple outlets and formats, the full list of which you can find below. 

  • WiE events page
  • WiE index
  • WiE twitter account
  • WiE podcast
  • WiE youtube account
  • WiE LinkedIn account
  • WiE facebook