• Dr Shoshana Grossbard

Shoshana Grossbard is a Member of the Family Inequality Network, HCEO, U of Chicago and scholar in residence and Professor of Economics emerita at San Diego State University. She is also a research fellow at IZA , CESifo and GLO. She has published two solo-authored books, five edited books, and over 80 peer-review book chapters and journal articles. Most of her articles were published in economics journals (including some top journals), but some articles and entries appeared in sociology journals, demography journals, a history book, interdisciplinary books and the International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

She has made novel contributions to labor economics, economics of the family, economics of gender, and law and economics. She was first to analyze labor supply, fertility, participation in redistribution programs as a function of intra-household bargaining and marriage market conditions, and has made multiple theoretical and empirical contributions to the economics of marriage and cohabitation pioneered by Nobel prize winner Gary Becker, her mentor at the University of Chicago. She is the current and founding editor of the Review of Economics of the Household (REHO).


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