Shoshana Grossbard

Research Fellow

San Diego State University

Shoshana Amyra Grossbard is a resident scholar in the Economics department and the Center for Health Economics and Policy Studies 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 founder and past president of the Society of Economics of the Household. Her research deals with male/female relationships, consumption, work, health, happiness, migration and family violence. 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 80 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. 5345
published as 'Racial intermarriage and household production' in: Review of Behavioral Economics, 2014, 1 (4), 295-347
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5138
published in: J. Alberto Molina (ed.), Household Economic Behaviors, Springer: 2011
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2982
published as 'Far above rubies: Bride price and extramarital sexual relations in Uganda' in: Journal of Population Economics, 2010, 23 (4), 1177 - 1187
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2816
published in: European Journal of Political Economy, 2008, 24 (1), 25-40
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2722
published in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2007, 5 (3), 249-278