WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Banks around the country last week took a moment to point out progress made by women in the field of economics and earlier works by female economists to commentate the 101st anniversary of International Women's Day on March 8.
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco asked tweeters to share any research they could re-tweet to followers under the #IWD hashtag.
The bank also connected followers to the latest American Economic Association's report on women's progress in the field of economics.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago shared one of its earliest economic papers available online by former staff economist Anne Marie Gonczy from 1977.
The St. Louis Fed, which featured on its Web site the role of women in the labor force, tweeted interesting facts from its research.