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SHELLY LUNDBERG

Will participate in:

LE DONNE E LO STUDIO DELL’ECONOMIA: UN PROGRESSO IN STALLO
2 June 2022 at 19:00
SHELLY LUNDBERG
introduce MARIA LAURA DI TOMMASO
Cavallerizza Reale Aula Magna
Available on demand
VISIONI

Bio

Shelly Lundberg is Distinguished Professor of Economics and the Leonard Broom Professor of Demography at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is a Fellow and past President of the Society of Labor Economists, a past President of the European Society of Population Economics and a Research Fellow at IZA. In 2020, Lundberg was elected a Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association. She served as Chair of the AEA’s Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession from 2016 to 2018 and served as AEA Vice-President in 2021.
Lundberg’s research is focused in labor economics, demography economics, and the economics of the family, including issues such as discrimination, inequality, family decision-making and the intra-household allocation of resources. Projects in recent years include studies of decision-making by children, the effects of child gender on parental behavior, the location decisions of married couples, the impact of government-provided care for the elderly on the labor supply of adult children, the economic returns to psychosocial traits, and the gender gap in educational attainment. Recently, she has written about the barriers to increasing women’s participation in the economics profession and on gender economics more broadly.
Lundberg received her Bachelor’s degree at the University of British Columbia and her Ph.D in Economics from Northwestern University in 1981.

Books

CEPR ebook https://cepr.org/content/new-book-women-economics