Shoshana Grossbard

Research Fellow

San Diego State University

Shoshana Grossbard is a professor of economics at San Diego State University, founding editor of Review of Economics of the Household published by Springer since 2003, past Fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford, past visiting scholar at Columbia University, and president of the Society of Economics of the Household. Her research addresses a variety of questions related to marriage, including the determinants of fertility in marriage or out-of-wedlock, the relation between bride price and marital fidelity, labor supply and marriage, consumption and marriage, and the effects of marriage on productivity in the workplace and at home. Her books include On the Economics of Marriage (Westview Press 1993), the Expansion of Economics (M.E. Sharpe, 2002), Marriage and the Economy (Cambridge University Press, 2003), and The Marriage Motive (Springer, 2015). Dr Grossbard has authored more than 70 journal articles and book chapters, including some published in the Journal of Political Economy, the American Economic Review, and the Economic Journal.She ranks among the top 10% of tweeting economists. She obtained her PHD from the University of Chicago and joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2006.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10312
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8728
published in: Journal of Demographic Economics, 2015, 81(1), 13-25
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7937
Research in Labor Economics (Gender Convergence in the Labor Market), 2015, 41,43-175
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7119
published in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2013, 11 (3), 447-467
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5760
published in: Mathematical Population Studies, 2015, 22(2), 80-100
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5345
published as 'Racial intermarriage and household production' in: Review of Behavioral Economics, 2014, 1 (4), 295-347
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