SAUL ESLAKE

Economist

SAUL ESLAKE

Economist

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I’m an independent economist, speaker, company director
and Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Tasmania’

‘Manufacturing fetishism’ and the gender stereotyping of jobs


News | 30th November 2016

Ben Potter and Patrick Durkin | The Australian Financial Review | 30th November 2016

Report in the Australian Financial Review of 30th November 2016 of my comments at a Melbourne Economic Forum, querying the popular notion that there is something inherently more worthy about jobs in manufacturing than other types of jobs, and arguing that we need to stop stereotyping certain types of jobs as “women’s work” if we are to find alternative occupations for men who are displaced from factory employment as a result of globalization, technology or whatever.

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