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 and Public Policy Administration, 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, 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.