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Rodgers, Yana van der Meulen

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Email: yana.rodgers@rutgers.edu

Tel: 848-932-8416

Office: RDJC 214

 

 

Education

Ph.D. in Economics, Harvard University, 1993

B.A. in Economics, Cornell University, 1987

Research Interests

Professor Yana Rodgers teaches courses and conducts research in feminist economics, labor studies, health economics, and development economics.

Biographical Notes

Yana van der Meulen Rodgers is a Professor of Women's and Gender Studies 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 written a book entitled Maternal Employment and Child Health: Global Issues and Policy Solutions (Edward Elgar  2011).  Her new book project, under contract with Oxford University Press, is tentatively titled The Global Gag Rule and Women's Reproductive Health: Rhetoric versus Reality.

Yana served as President of the International Association for Feminist Economics in 2013-14, and she has served as an associate editor for Feminist Economics since 2005. She has also worked regularly as a consultant for the World Bank, the United Nations, and the Asian Development Bank.

Yana is an avid runner and enjoys racing, especially half-marathons.

 

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