• Rodgers, Yana van der Meulen
  • Professor, Labor Studies and Employment Relations (LSER) & Faculty Director, Center for Women and Work (CWW)
  • Department: School of Management and Labor Relations
  • Tel: : 848-932-3499
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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 Rodgers is a Professor in the Department of Women's and Gender Studies, and the Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations, at Rutgers University. She also serves as Faculty Director of the Center for Women and Work at Rutgers. Yana specializes in using quantitative methods and large data sets to conduct research on women's health, labor market status, and well-being.

She 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. Yana earned her Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University and her BA in economics from Cornell University. She is originally from the Netherlands and is a mother of three and an avid runner.