A selection of recent presentations and interviews.
GDP doesn't measure the single biggest contributor to almost every nation's economy - the unpaid labour performed every day in homes, in families, and by volunteers
Green Party MP Chlöe Swarbrick sits down with former National Party MP Marilyn Waring. Both became MPs when they were 23 years old, one in 2017, the other in 1975.
Today, many people hope that the shift to a wellbeing approach - moving beyond narrow economic indicators when assessing New Zealand’s progress – will mean women’s work is finally valued fairly.
26 Oct 2018
This conversation was part of Integrity 2018, presented by Griffith University. Recorded at Conservatorium Theatre, Queensland Conservatorium, South Bank Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
4 Sept 2014
Since her election as the youngest woman in the New Zealand parliament at the age of 23, to being one of the 1000 women to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, Marilyn Waring’s contributions to politics, economics and feminism has been indefatigable.
24 Feb 2013
Marilyn Waring delivers the 2011 Distinguished Speaker lecture for the Centre for Co-operative and Community-Based Economy, University of Victoria, in which she examines different conceptions of 'progress' and what those mean for the life of our communities.
In this feature-length documentary, Marilyn Waring demystifies the language of economics by defining it as a value system in which all goods and activities are related only to their monetary value. As a result, unpaid work (usually performed by women) is unrecognized while activities that may be environmentally and socially detrimental are deemed productive.