Shoshana Grossbard | Economics of the Family and the Household
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Pioneer in the Economics of the Household

“widely known for her work on the economics of the family.” James J. Heckman, Chicago; “ a leading figure in family economics.”Edward P. Lazear, Stanford;  .. the premier economist currently engaged in research on the economics of marriage and more generally on the economics of the household.”  Michael Grossman, Health Economics Program Director, NBER; “..she is particularly well known for her research on the economic determinants and consequences of marriage and for establishing both the  Review of Economics of the Household ( REHO )  and the Society of Economics of the Household ( SEHO )." Barry Chiswick, George Washington University.

Shoshana Grossbard is a Member of the Family Inequality Network, HCEO, U of Chicago and Professor of Economics emerita at San Diego State University. She is also 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 earned her Ph.D in Economics at the University of Chicago. Shoshana has published seven books, including The Marriage Motive (2015), and 80 peer-review book chapters and journal articles, including some in leading journals such as the Journal of Political Economy and the Economic Journal. Since 2017 she has published 7 articles and book chapters.

Founding and current editor, Review of Economics of the Household (REHO), 2017 impact factor 1.333
learn more about REHO Journal here
Founder, Society of Economics of the Household (SEHO). President of SEHO 2017-2019 (see SEHO page on this website)

Recent Keynote Lectures

Shoshana 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). Shoshana is ranked among the top 5% of women in economics and of all economists according to REPEC (Research Papers in Economics);  ranked in the top 15% of tweeting economists (by # of followers), at @econoflove

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