This article, which appeared around International Women's Day, estimates what women would have earned if paid the minimum wage for unpaid labour cooking, cleaning, childcare, caring for relatives, .... The almost US$11 trillion globally is missed by GDP measures. There is also a table showing, for each county, [...]
James Heckman (Nobel Prize-winning economist at the University of Chicago) argues passionately that governments should pay (unusual for a Chicago economist!) for early childhood education.