Yana van der Meulen Rodgers

PROFILE
Professor
Director of the Center for Women and Work
Unit(s): 
Labor Studies and Employment Relations (LSER)
Center for Women and Work (CWW)
Education: 
Ph.D., Harvard University
CONTACT INFO
 848-932-3499
 94 Rockafeller Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
EXPERTISE
  • Feminist Economics
  • Labor Studies
  • Health Economics
  • Development Economics

Yana Rodgers is a Professor in the Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations, and in the Department of Women's and Gender Studies, 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 PhD in economics from Harvard University and her BA in economics from Cornell University.