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Dr. Shelly Lundberg is elected as ESPE President-elect in 2018

by Joan Giovannone | Nov 16, 2016

The European Society for Population Economics' (ESPE) members have voted Dr. Shelly Lundberg as President-elect in 2018.

Shelly Lundberg is the Leonard Broom Professor of Demography and Associate Director of the Broom Center for Demography. Her research has focused on the economics of family behavior and the determinants of inequality; she has contributed to the economics of discrimination and to the modeling of resource allocation and bargaining within households. Her current research examines the sources of educational inequality and of gender gaps in education. Recent projects 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, and the economic and social returns to psychosocial traits. Lundberg’s research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the Russell Sage Foundation, and the MacArthur Foundation. She is a Fellow and past President of the Society of Labor Economists. Lundberg is also an Associate Editor of the Journal of Population Economics, the Journal of Demographic Economics, and IZA World of Labor.
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