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International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development
International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development


Special Issue on: "Gender And Sustainable Development"

Guest Editor: Candice Stevens, OECD, France

This special issue welcomes papers based on new quantitative research concerning the economic, social and environmental role of women and the implications for government policies and business practices.

Subject Coverage
Original research is welcome on topics which include but are not limited to:
  • Women in the workforce and economic growth
  • Economic impacts of family-friendly policies
  • Gender balance and innovative performance
  • Female focus in poverty reduction
  • Performance of male and female-led firms
  • Innovation and women entrepreneurs
  • Valuation of female-dominated professions
  • Valuation of household work
  • Effectiveness of gender quotas in public and private sectors
  • Costs and benefits of engendered health policies
  • Contributions of women migrants
  • Gender aspects of education trends
  • Women in global supply chains
  • Engendered approaches to disaster risk reduction
  • Sustainable consumption patterns by gender
  • Gender governance approaches and climate change

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere

All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page

Important Dates

Abstract of not more than 150 words by: 1 September 2008
[Abstracts to be sent to: Guest Editor ( or to the General Editor, Dr Delyse Springett (]

Full paper submission by: 1 November 2008