Anne E. Winkler

University of Missouri-St. Louis, USA, and IZA, Germany

I am so pleased to contribute to the IZA World of Labor. It is an invaluable source of expertise on a range of labor economics topics

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Professor of Economics, University of Missouri-St. Louis

Research interest

Economics of the family, economics of gender, welfare and poverty


PhD Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989

Selected publications

  • The Economics of Women, Men and Work, 9th edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021 (with F. D. Blau).

  • “Investigating the biomedical workforce: Gender, field of training, and retention.” Science & Public Policy 46:6 (2019): 913–926 (with S. G. Levin and M. T. Allison).

  • “Welfare rules, incentives, and family structure.” Journal of Human Resources 55:1 (2020): 1–42 (with R. Moffitt and B. Phelan).

  • “Women, work, and family.” In: Averett, S. L., L. M. Argys, and S. D. Hoffman (eds). The Oxford Handbook of Women and the Economy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018 (with F. D. Blau).

  • “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).