Office: RDJC 206
Ph.D. in Economics, Harvard University, 1993
B.A. in Economis, Cornell University, 1987
Professor Yana Rodgers teaches courses and conducts research on quantitative methods in feminist research; gender and economic development; women and work; and economics of the family.
Yana van der Meulen Rodgers is Professor and Graduate Director in the Women's and Gender Studies department at Rutgers University. Many of her studies have focused on East and South Asian economies, and she has traveled to and lived in Asia to conduct her research.
She has published numerous articles in refereed economics journals, and has recently completed a book entitled Maternal Employment and Child Health: Global Issues and Policy Solutions (Edward Elgar Publishing, November 2011).
Yana became President-Elect for the International Association for Feminist Economics in June 2012, and she has served as an associate editor for Feminist Economics since 2005. She maintains a regular consulting relationship with the World Bank and the United Nations, and more recently with the Asian Development Bank.
Yana is an avid runner and enjoys racing, especially half-marathons.