DOI: 10.31219/osf.io/vpjec
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Cléo Chassonnery-Zaïgouche, Annie Lou Cot

Abstract: This paper describes the evolution of Edgeworth’s thought on women’s wages in context. We first document the early analyses of gender issues in Edgeworth’s 1890s reviews and in the substantial preface of Women in Printing Trades (1904). Second, we document the 1922 lecture in relation to the burgeoning literature on women’s work and wages that followed the First World War. Then, we show that his 1923 follow-up on women’s work and general welfare is both an answer to a specific interwar context, and a revival o…

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