University of Missouri-St. Louis, USA, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Professor of Economics and Public Policy Administration, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Economics of the family, economics of gender, welfare and poverty
PhD, Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989
The Economics of Women, Men and Work, 7th edition. Pearson, 2014 (8th edition, Oxford University Press, forthcoming in summer 2017) (with F. D. Blau and M. A. Ferber).
“The impact of information technology on academic scientists’ productivity and collaboration patterns.” Management Science 56:9 (2010): 1439–1461 (with W. Ding, S. G. Levin, and P. E. Stephan).
“Wives who outearn their husbands: A transitory or persistent phenomenon?” Demography 42:3 (2005): 523–535 (with T. D. McBride and C. Andrews).
“Beyond single mothers: Cohabitation, marriage and the US welfare system.” Demography 35:3 (1998): 359–278 (with R. A. Moffitt and R. Reville).
“The incentive effects of Medicaid on women’s labor supply.” Journal of Human Resources 26:2 (1991): 308–337.
Family-friendly policies increase women’s labor force participation, benefiting them, their families, and society at largeAnne E. Winkler, August 2016Female labor force participation is mainly driven by the value of women’s market wages versus the value of their non-market time. Labor force participation by women varies considerably across countries. To understand this international variation, one must further consider differences across countries in institutions, non-economic factors such as cultural norms, and public policies. Such differences provide important insights into what actions countries might take to further increase women’s participation in the labor market.MoreLess