Articles in Refereed Journals

“Disability and Remote Work During the Pandemic with Implications for Cancer Survivors,” Journal of Cancer Survivorship, forthcoming (with Lisa Schur, So Ri Park, and Douglas Kruse).

“COVID-19 Disparities by Gender and Income: Evidence from the Philippines,” International Labour Review, forthcoming (with Rouselle F. Lavado, Keiko Nowacka, David Raitzer, and Joseph Zveglich).


“History and Scientific Background on the Economics of Abortion,” PLoS ONE, 16 (9), September 2021, e0257360 (with Ernestina Coast, Samantha Lattof, Cheri Poss, and Brittany Moore).

“Gender Differences in Access to Healthcare among the Elderly: Evidence from Southeast Asia,” Asian Development Review, 38 (2), September 2021, 59-92 (with Joseph Zveglich).

“The Microeconomics of Abortion: A Scoping Review and Analysis of the Economic Consequences for Abortion Care-Seekers,” PLoS ONE, 16 (6), June 2021, e0252005 (with Ernestina Coast, Samantha Lattof, Cheri Poss, and Brittany Moore).

“The Macroeconomics of Abortion: A Scoping Review and Analysis of the Costs and Outcomes,” PLoS ONE, 16 (5), May 2021, e0250692 (with Ernestina Coast, Samantha Lattof, Cheri Poss, and Brittany Moore).

“The Feminist Political Economy of Covid-19: Capitalism, Women, and Work,” Global Public Health, 16 (8-9), April 2021, 1381-1395 (with Jennifer Cohen).

“Critiques, Ethics, Prestige and Status: A Survey of Editors in Economics,” Eastern Economic Journal, 47 (2), March 2021, 295-318 (with Ann Mari May, Mary McGarvey, and Mark Killingsworth).

“Abortion during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Racial Disparities and Barriers to Care in the U.S.,” Sexuality Research and Social Policy, March 2021, 1-8, DOI 10.1007/s13178-021-00569-8 (with Taida Wolfe).

“Feminist Economic Perspectives on the COVID-19 Pandemic,” Feminist Economics, 27 (1/2), January/April 2021, 1-29 (with Naila Kabeer and Shahra Razavi).

“The Economics of Abortion and its Links with Stigma: A Secondary Analysis from a Scoping Review on the Economics of Abortion,” PLoS ONE, 16 (2), February 2021, e0246238 (with Ernestina Coast, Samantha Lattof, Cheri Poss, and Brittany Moore).

“Contributing Factors to Personal Protective Equipment Shortages during the COVID-19 Pandemic,” Preventive  Medicine,  141 (2020), December 2020, 1-7 (with Jennifer Cohen).

“The Mesoeconomics of Abortion: A Scoping Review and Analysis of the Economic Effects of Abortion on Health Systems,” PLoS ONE, 15 (11), November 2020, e0237227 (with Ernestina Coast, Samantha Lattof, Cheri Poss, and Brittany Moore).

“A Feminist Perspective on COVID-19 and the Value of Care Work Globally,” Gender, Work & Organization, 27 (5), September 2020, 695-699 (with Kate Bahn and Jennifer Cohen).

“Experimental Approaches in Development and Poverty Alleviation,” World Development, 127 (3), March 2020, 1-6 (with Anthony Bebbington, Catherine Boone, Jampel Dell’Angelo, Jean-Philippe Platteau, and Arun Agrawal).

“The Intersections of Women’s Economic and Reproductive Empowerment,” Feminist Economics, 26 (1), January 2020, 1-22 (with Sarah Gammage and Shareen Joshi).​

“Expected Work Experience and the Gender Wage Gap: A New Human Capital Measure,” Economic Modelling, 83 (2019), December 2019, 372-383 (with Joseph Zveglich and Editha Laviña).

“Social Disadvantage and Children’s Nutritional Status in Rural-Urban Migrant Households,” Journal of Contemporary China, 28 (120), November 2019, 899-915 (with Carl Lin).

“Economics of Abortion: A Scoping Review Protocol,” BMJ Open, 9 (7), July 2019, e029939 (with Ernestina Coast, Samantha Lattof, and Brittany Moore).

“The Relationship Between LGBT Inclusion and Economic Development: Macro-Level Evidence,” World Development 120 (8), August 2019, 1-14  (with Lee Badgett and Kees Waaldijk).​

“Parental Migration Decisions and Child Health Outcomes: Evidence from China,” Research in Labor Economics 47, 2019, 281-310 (with Carl Lin).​

“Child Labor and the Minimum Wage: Evidence from India,” Journal of Comparative Economics 46 (2), June 2018, 480-494 (with Nidhiya Menon).


“Women’s Asset Ownership and Children’s Nutritional Status: Evidence from Papua New Guinea,” Social Science & Medicine 204, May 2018, 100-107 (with Alice Louise Kassens).


“Land Reform and Welfare in Vietnam: Why Gender of the Land-Rights Holder Matters,” Journal of International Development 29 (4), May 2017, 454-472 (with Nidhiya Menon and Alexis Kennedy). 


“The Impact of the Minimum Wage on Male and Female Employment and Earnings in India,” Asian Development Review 34 (1), March 2017, 28-64 (with Nidhiya Menon).


“Voice and Agency: Where Are We Now?” Feminist Economics 22 (1), January 2016, 1-29 (with Sarah Gammage and Naila Kabeer).


“War and Women’s Work: Evidence from the Conflict in Nepal,” Journal of Conflict Resolution 59 (1), February 2015, 51-73 (with Nidhiya Menon).


“Women’s Land Rights and Children’s Human Capital in Vietnam,” World Development 54 (2), February 2014, 18-31 (with Nidhiya Menon and Huong Nguyen).


“Labor Regulation and Job Quality: Evidence from India,” Industrial and Labor Relations Review 66 (4), July 2013, 933-957 (with Nidhiya Menon).

“Impact of the 2008-2009 Twin Economic Crises on the Philippine Labor Market,” World Development 40 (11), November 2012, 2318-2328 (with Nidhiya Menon).


“What's Macroeconomic Policy Got To Do with Gender Inequality? Evidence from Asia,” Global Social Policy 12 (2), August 2012, 183-189 (with Günseli Berik).


“How Access to Credit Affects Self-Employment: Differences by Gender during India’s Rural Banking Reform,” Journal of Development Studies 47 (1), January 2011, 48-69 (with Nidhiya Menon).


“Options for Enforcing Labor Standards: Lessons from Bangladesh and Cambodia,” Journal of International Development 22 (1), January 2010, 56-85 (with Günseli Berik).


“Bangladesh’s Ready-Made Garments Sector: Exports, Employment, and Working Conditions,” Journal of Bangladesh Studies 11 (2), 2009, 1-19 (with Günseli Berik). 


“The Health Status of Cambodia’s Elderly in a Context of Gendered Violence,” Gender and Development 17 (3), November 2009, 453-465.


Reprinted as “The Health Status of Cambodia’s Elderly in a Context of Gendered Violence,” in Sarah Harper (ed.), Critical Readings on Ageing in Southeast Asia.  Leiden, the Netherlands: Brill Publishers, 2016.


“Feminist Economics of Inequality, Development, and Growth,” Feminist Economics 15 (3), July 2009, 1-33 (with Günseli Berik and Stephanie Seguino).


“Mother’s Education and Children’s Nutritional Status: New Evidence from Cambodia,” Asian Development Review 26 (1), June 2009, 131-165 (with Jane Miller).


“International Trade and the Gender Wage Gap: New Evidence from India’s Manufacturing Sector,” World Development 37 (5), May 2009, 965-981 (with Nidhiya Menon).

“Economic Importance and Statistical Significance: Guidelines for Communicating Empirical Research,” Feminist Economics 14 (2), April 2008, 117-149 (with Jane Miller).


“Cross-State Variation in Economics Content Standards in the Primary Grades,” Social Education 72 (2), March 2008, 88-94 (with Shelby Hawthorne and Ronald Wheeler).


“Local Government Coordination of Community Food Systems in Distressed Urban Areas,” Journal of Poverty 11 (4), 2007, 45-69 (with Dona Schneider and Joseph Miles Cheang).


“Teaching Economics Through Children’s Literature in the Primary Grades,” The Reading Teacher 61 (1), September 2007, 46-55 (with Shelby Hawthorne and Ronald Wheeler).


“Food Assistance Through the School System: Evaluation of the Food for Kids Program,” Journal of Children and Poverty 13 (1), 2007, 75-95 (with Marika Milewska).


“Gender Differences in Vocational School Training and Earnings Premiums in Taiwan,” Feminist Economics 12 (4), October 2006, 527-560 (with Joseph Zveglich and Laura Wherry).


“Gender and Racial Differences in Vocational Education: An International Perspective,” International Journal of Manpower 27 (4), July 2006, 308-320 (with Teresa Boyer).


“Asia’s Race to Capture Post-MFA Markets: A Snapshot of Labor Standards, Compliance, and Impacts on Competitiveness,” Asian Development Review 23 (1), 2006, 55-86 (with Günseli Berik).


“Work Styles, Attitudes, and Productivity of Scientists in the Netherlands and United Kingdom: A Comparison by Gender,” Management Revue 17 (2), 2006, 184-202 (with Dara Woerdeman).


“Gender Dimensions in the Analysis of Macro-Poverty Linkages,” Development Policy Review 23 (3), May 2005, 333-349 (with Marzia Fontana).


“The Pitfalls of Using a Child Support Schedule Based on Outdated Data,” Family Economics and Nutrition Review 16 (2), 2004, 23-39 (with William Rodgers).


“International Trade and Gender Wage Discrimination: Evidence from East Asia,” Review of Development Economics 8 (2), May 2004, 237-254 (with Günseli Berik and Joseph Zveglich).


“Occupational Segregation and the Gender Wage Gap in a Dynamic East Asian Economy,” Southern Economic Journal 70 (4), April 2004, 850-875 (with Joseph Zveglich).


“The Impact of Protective Measures for Female Workers,” Journal of Labor Economics 21 (3), July 2003, 533-555 (with Joseph Zveglich).


“Labor Market Legislation That Protects Women: Creating Opportunities or Obstacles?” Women’s Policy Journal of Harvard 1, Summer 2001, 38-47 (with Joseph Zveglich).


“Cultural Differences in Attitudes Toward Bargaining,” Economics Letters 69 (1), October 2000, 45-54 (with Lisa Anderson and Roger Rodriguez).


“Labor Market Flexibility in East Asia: Lessons from Taiwan,” Economic Development and Cultural Change 48 (1), October 1999, 51-69 (with Sita Nataraj).


“Outstanding Female Economists in the Analysis and Practice of Development Economics,” World Development 27 (8), August 1999, 1397-1411 (with Jane Cooley).


“Protecting Female Workers in Industrializing Countries,” International Review of Comparative Public Policy, Volume 10, 1998, 197-221 (with Sita Nataraj and Joseph Zveglich).


“A Reversal of Fortune for Korean Women: Explaining the 1983 Upward Turn in Relative Earnings,” Economic Development and Cultural Change 46 (4), July 1998, 727-748.


“Empirical Investigation of One OPEC Country's Successful Non-Oil Export Performance,” Journal of Development Economics 55 (2), April 1998, 399-420.


“The Persistence of Gender Earnings Inequality in Taiwan, 1978-1992,” Industrial and Labor Relations Review 50 (4), July 1997, 594-609 (with Joseph Zveglich and William Rodgers).


“Internet and Case Study Resources on Asian Economic Issues,” Education About Asia 1 (2), Fall 1996, 40-43.


“The Prevalence of Gender Topics in U.S. Economics Journals,” Feminist Economics 2 (2), Summer 1996, 129-135.


“A Role-Playing Exercise for Development and International Economics Courses,” Journal of Economic Education 27 (3), Summer 1996, 217-223.


“Indonesia's Macroeconomic and Trade Performance,” Journal of Developing Areas 30 (2), January 1996, 149-166.


“Estimation of the Impact of Devaluation on Indonesian Aggregate Trade Performance,” Journal of Economic Integration 10 (4), December 1995, 475-491.


“An Economic Analysis of Debt Swaps and Case Study of the Harvard Debt for Education Swap,” World Development 21 (5), May 1993, 861-867.

Chapters in Edited Volumes

“COVID-19 and Employment Losses for Workers with Disabilities: An Intersectional Approach,” in Joy Beatty, Sophie Hennekam, and Mukta Kulkarni (eds.), Handbook of Disability and Management.  Berlin: De Gruyter, forthcoming (with Douglas Kruse and Lisa Schur).

“The Agricultural Marketplace and Women’s Work,” in Klaus Zimmermann, M. Niaz Asadullah, et al. (eds.), Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature, forthcoming (with Nidhiya Menon).

“The Future of Work for Domestic Workers in the United States: Innovations in Technology, Organizing, and Laws,” in Tobias Schulze-Cleven and Todd Vachon (eds.), Revaluing Work(ers): Toward a Democratic and Sustainable Future, LERA Research Volume. Champaign, IL: Labor and Employment Relations Association, 2021, pp. 201-219 (with Elaine Zundl).

“Spatial Spillover Effects: Domestic Violence in Nepal,” in Amitrajeet Batabyal, Yoshiro Higano, and Peter Nijkamp (eds.), Rural-Urban Dichotomies and Spatial Development in Asia.  Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2021, pp. 169-185 (with Alice Louise Kassens).

“International Trade and Women Workers in the Global South,” in Günseli Berik and Ebru Kongar (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Feminist Economics. New York and London: Routledge Press, 2021, pp. 207-215 (with Nidhiya Menon).


“The Roles of Women,” in Kate Palmer Kaup (ed.), Understanding Contemporary Asia Pacific, 2nd Edition. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2021 , pp. 353-384 (with Nafisa Tanjeem).


“Health and Distance to Healthcare in Papua New Guinea,” in Amitrajeet Batabyal, Yoshiro Higano, and Peter Nijkamp (eds.), Disease, Human Health, and Regional Growth and Development in Asia.  Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2019, pp. 203-229 (with Alice Louise Kassens).


“Women’s Labor Market Status and Economic Development,” in Susan Averett, Laura Argys and Saul Hoffman (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Women and the Economy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018, pp. 699-730 (with Nidhiya Menon).


“Gender and Macroeconomics,” in Deborah Poff and Alex Michalos (eds.), Encyclopedia of Business and Professional Ethics.  Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2017, pp. 1-7 (with Günseli Berik). DOI:


“Gender and Graduate Education in the United States: Women’s Advancement in STEM Fields,” in Debotri Dhar (ed.), Education and Gender. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2014, pp. 67-94 (with Ann Mari May).


“Inclusive Growth and Gender Inequality in Asia's Labor Markets,” in Ravi Kanbur, Changyong Rhee, and Juzhong Zhuang (eds.), Inequality in Asia and the Pacific: Trends, Drivers, and Policy Implications. Manila, London, and New York: Asian Development Bank and Routledge Press, 2014, pp. 103-133 (with Joseph Zveglich).


“Credit and Self-Employment,” in Deborah M. Figart and Tonia Warnecke (eds.), Handbook of Research on Gender and Economic Life. Northampton, MA, and London: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2013, pp. 359-377 (with Nidhiya Menon).


“Feminist Economics of Inequality, Development, and Growth,” in Günseli Berik, Yana Rodgers, and Stephanie Seguino (eds.), Inequality, Development, and Growth. New York and London: Routledge Press, 2011, pp. 1-33 (with Günseli Berik and Stephanie Seguino). 


“Gender Inequality in the Labor Market During Economic Transition: Changes in India’s Manufacturing Sector,” in Ravi Kanbur and Jan Svejnar (eds.), Labor Markets and Economic Development. London and New York: Routledge Press, 2009, pp. 341-363 (with Nidhiya Menon).  


“Engendering Development Strategies and Macroeconomic Policies: What’s Sound and Sensible?” in Günseli Berik, Yana Rodgers, and Ann Zammit (eds.), Social Justice and Gender Equality: Rethinking Development Strategies and Macroeconomic Policies. New York and London: Routledge Press, 2009, pp. 1-43 (with Günseli Berik). 


Reprinted in Lourdes Benería, Ann Mari May, and Diana Strassmann (eds.), Feminist Economics.  Northampton, MA, and London: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011, Vol. 3, pp. 272-316.


“Trade Policy Liberalization and Gender Equality in the Labor Market: New Evidence for India,” Rutgers University World Affairs Review, Fall 2008, Issue 3, pp. 1-25 (with Nidhiya Menon). 


“Women and Development,” in Kate Palmer Kaup (ed.), Understanding  Contemporary Asia Pacific. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2007, pp. 321-352.


“A Primer on Wage Gap Decompositions in the Analysis of Labor Market Discrimination,” in William Rodgers (ed.), Handbook on the Economics of Discrimination. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2006, pp. 11-28. [Volume chosen by CHOICE, the review journal of the American Library Association, as an “Outstanding Academic Book” for 2006.]


“A Content Analysis of Sex Bias in International News Magazines,” in Diane Hope (ed.), Visual Communication: Perception, Rhetoric, and Technology. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, with the Rochester Institute of Technology Cary Graphic Art Press, 2006, pp. 139-156 (with JingYing Zhang). [Volume chosen by the National Communication Association as the “NCA Visual Communication Division Research Excellence Award” for 2007.]


“Labor Laws in Asia,” in Sanchita Saxena and Franck Wiebe (eds.), The Phase-Out of the Multi-Fiber Arrangement: Policy Options and Opportunities for Asia. San Francisco, CA: The Asia Foundation, 2005, pp. 37-49.


"Does Trade Promote Gender Wage Equity? Evidence from East Asia," in William Milberg (ed.), Labor and the Globalization of Production: Causes and Consequences of Industrial Upgrading. Houndsmills, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004, pp. 146-178 (with Günseli Berik and Joseph Zveglich).


“Gender Dimensions of Sustainable Development,” in Social and Cultural Development of Human Resources, [Ed. Tomoko Hamada], in Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), Developed under the Auspices of the UNESCO. Oxford, UK: EOLSS Publishers, 2004, pp. 1-37 (with Jennifer Mellor).