Shoshana Grossbard | Economics of the Family and the Household


Shoshana Grossbard is Professor of Economics emerita at San Diego State University and a research fellow at the IZA Institute in Bonn, Germany, at CESifo in Munich, Germany, and at the Global Labor Organization in Maastricht, the Netherlands.

Her research interests include labor economics, economics of the family, economics of gender, and law and economics. She has published seven books, including The Marriage Motive (2015), and over 75 peer-review book chapters and journal articles, including in leading journals such as the Journal of Political Economy and the Economic Journal.

Dr Grossbard is president of the Society of Economics of the Household and (founding) editor of the Review of Economics of the Household published by Springer/Nature. She has also served on the board of the Journal of Socio-Economics and has been a mentor to young minority faculty (sponsored by the Diversity Initiative for Tenure in Economics) and young women faculty (sponsored by the Committee for the Status of Women in the Economics Profession).

She is ranked among the top 5% of women in economics according to REPEC (Research Papers in Economics). She earned her B.A. degree in Economics and Sociology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, and her Ph.D in Economics at the University of Chicago.

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