IDIG Speaker Series: Professor Elissa Braunstein

MS Teams event

Feminist Economics and Global Development; Gender and International Trade

The Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance has organised a Speaker Series to bring together a mix of academics and practitioners discuss issues relating to diplomacy, foreign policy and international governance. 


About Professor Elissa Braunstein

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.


About the IDIG Speaker Series

You can view the full schedule of events taking place in Semester 1 here.

How to book your place

Current Loughborough students and staff: If you haven't already received an invitation with the meeting link, you may register to attend by emailing Tatevik Mnatskanyan

If you are outside Loughborough University and would like to attend, please make a request by emailing Tatevik Mnatskanyan at, indicating your full name and affiliation.