Leslie S. Stratton

Research Fellow

Virginia Commonwealth University

Leslie Stratton is a Professor of Economics at Virginia Commonwealth University. She received her Ph.D. from M.I.T in 1989 in the fields of labor economics and econometrics. She teaches courses in both these areas at the undergraduate and the Master’s level. Her research focuses on the interaction between market and nonmarket activities – with a number of articles exploring employment decisions, college enrollment patterns, and household production (both housework and child care). Her work has been published in the Journal of Population Economics, the Journal of Human Resources, the Industrial and Labor Relations Review, and Research in Higher Education amongst others.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in February 2004.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11938
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2021, 34 (1), 63-96.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10832
published in: Feminist Economics, 2019, 25 (3), 23-47.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6965
published in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2016, 14 (4), 829-857
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6436
published in: American Economic Review, 2012, 102(3), 606-611
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5253
published as 'Maids, Appliances and Couples' Housework: The Demand for Inputs to Domestic Production' in: Economica, 2014, 81 (323), 445-467