Rutgers Principal Investigator
Dr. Rodgers is Faculty Director of the Rutgers University Center for Women and Work, and Professor in the Labor Studies & Employment Relations Department and in the Women’s and Gender Studies Department. Rodgers is a PhD economist who specializes in using quantitative methods and large data sets to conduct research on women’s health, labor market status, and well-being. She has published numerous articles in economics journals that include the Journal of Labor Economics, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Journal of Development Economics, Economic Modelling, Social Science & Medicine, and Research in Labor Economics. She is author of the book Maternal Employment and Child Health: Global Issues and Policy Solutions (Edward Elgar). Rodgers has worked regularly as a consultant for the World Bank, the United Nations, and the Asian Development Bank, and she was President of the International Association for Feminist Economics. She currently serves as an Associate Editor with the journals World Development and Feminist Economics. Rodgers has her PhD in economics from Harvard University and her BA in economics from Cornell University.