Prof. Agneta Stark, Ph.D. - Marie Jahoda Visiting Professor - Summer term 2002

Agneta Stark is a professor of gender and economic change at the Gender Studies Department of Social and Welfare Studies at the University of Linköping, Sweden. She received her doctorate in business administration from Stockholm University and was a guest professor at the International Women’s University in Hanover, Germany, in 2000. From 1995 until 1998, she was a consultant to the Swedish government for gender equality, and in 1998 she advised the Namibian government in a project about gender mainstreaming in the Namibian national budget.

Areas of Expertise

  • Economic theory
  • Solidarity between generations, families and genders in the welfare state in Europe
  • Gender mainstreaming in politics and associations
  • Paid and unpaid employment

Courses and Lectures as Marie Jahoda Visiting Professor
The Gendered Organization of Work in International Comparison (Sweden, Germany, Spain)
Course, Faculty of Social Science, Ruhr University Bochum, summer term 2002

Selected Publications
Stark, Agneta. 2005. Warm Hands in Cold Age –on the Need of a New World Order of Care. Feminist Economics 11 (2): 7–36.

Stark, Agneta. 2003. Ageing and Care: Gendered Costs and Benefits of Societal Progress in an International Perspective. In Gender – from Costs to Benefits, ed. by Ursula Pasero. 70–85. Wiesbaden: Westdeutscher Verlag.

Stark, Agneta, and Åsa Regnér. 2002. In Whose Hands? Of Work, Gender, Ageing and Care in Three EU-countries. Linköping: Linköpings University.