Dr. Charlene M. Kalenkoski is a Professor and the Director of the Ph.D. Program in the Department of Personal Financial Planning at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX, U.S.A. She also is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning and a Board Member of the Society of Economics of the Household. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from The George Washington University in 2002. In her research she has examined time-diary data from the U.S., the U.K., and Australia to examine individuals' time-use decisions. Her current research focuses on retirement decisions and the caregiving responsibilities of older Americans.
She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2009.