Curriculum vitae of Emily P. Hoffman

Address Department of Economics

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008

Telephone Office: (269) 387-5546

E-Mail Hoffman@WMICH.EDU


1975 Ph.D. Economics University of Massachusetts/Amherst

1968 M.A. Economics Boston College

1965 B.A. Economics University of Massachusetts/Amherst

Teaching Experience

1993 - on Western Michigan University, Professor

1981 - 93 Western Michigan University, Associate Professor

1977 - 81 Douglass College, Rutgers University, Assistant Professor

1976 - 77 University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill,

Visiting Assistant Professor

1975 - 76 University of Missouri/Rolla, Assistant Professor

1971 - 74 University of Massachusetts/Amherst, Teaching Associate

1969 - 70 Lowell Technological Institute, Instructor

1968 - 70 Northeastern University, Lecturer in Statistics

1966 - 67 Boston College, Teaching Fellow


"An Econometric Study of University of Massachusetts/Amherst

Faculty Salary Differentials."

Research Experience

1980 Rutgers University, Consultant to Institute of

Management and Labor Relations

1974 - 75 University of Massachusetts/Amherst,

Principal Investigator, U. S. Department of Labor,

Doctoral Dissertation Grant

1966 Boston College, Computer Programmer

1965 John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company,

Actuarial Research Assistant

Refereed Journal Articles

"Faculty Salaries: Is There Discrimination by Sex, Race, and Discipline? Additional Evidence," American Economic Review, 66,

no. 1, March 1976, 196-8.

"The Deeper Economics of Sleeping: Important Clues toward the Discovery of Activity X," Journal of Political Economy, 85, no. 3, June 1977, 647-9.

Translated into German, "Die tiefere Okonomik des Schlafens. Wichtige Hinweise fur die Entdeckung von Aktivitat X," Reprinted in Nationalokonomologie, Orestes V. Trebeis, editor, J. C. B. Mohr, West Germany, 1979.

"Determinants of Faculty Rank: The Discriminant Analysis Approach," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Business, 17, no. 2, Summer 1977, 79-88.

"Measurement of Faculty Productivity," Atlantic Economic Journal, 6, no. 2, July 1978, 64-72.

"Economic Progress of Black Women," Economics Letters, 6, no. 2, 1980, 191-5.

"Sex and Race Discrimination Among University Faculty: A Case Study Showing Combined Effects," Economics of Education Review, 1, no. 4, Fall, 1981, 437-52.

"Comparative Labor Supply of Black and White Women," Review of Black Political Economy, 11, no. 4, Summer 1982, 429-439.

"The Deserving and the Non-Deserving Poor," Eastern Economic Journal, 10, no. 4, Oct.-Dec. 1984, 432-440.

"Fertility and Female Employment," Quarterly Review of Economics and Business, 25, no. 1, Spring 1985, 85-95.

"A Review of Two Studies of Elasticity in Academe," Economics of Education Review, 5, no. 2, 1986, 219-224.

"Determinants of Youth's Educational and Occupational Goals: Sex and Race Differences," Economics of Education Review, 6, no. 1, 1987, 41-48.

"Aid to Families with Dependent Children and Female Poverty," Growth and Change, 22, no. 2, Spring 1991, 36-47.

"Estimation of Length of Job Search by Survival Analysis," Eastern Economic Journal, 17, no. 4, Oct.-Dec. 1991, 393-401. Errata, Eastern Economic Journal, 18, no. 3, Summer 1992, 374.

"Racial Differences in the Feminization of Poverty," Review of Black Political Economy, 21, no. 1, Summer 1992, 19-31.

"Affirmative Action Compliance", Workforce, 1, no. 3, Fall 1992, 14-19.

"Effects of Seniority on Academic Salaries: Comparing Estimates", Industrial Relations Research Association Series, Proceedings of the Forty-Ninth Annual Meeting, January 4-6, 1997, 347-352

Monographs, Chapters, and Proceedings

Final Report: "An Econometric Study of University of Massachusetts, Amherst Faculty Salary Differentials," Prepared for the U.S. Department of Labor, NTIS PB 263503/AS, National Technical Information Service, VA, September 1975, 40 pages.

"Comment on 'An Unconventional Foundation for the Analysis of Income Distributions'," The Journal of Economics, Proceedings of the Twelfth Annual Conference, Missouri Valley Economics Association, 2, 1976, 250.

Abstract of "Comparative Labor Supply of Black and White Women," Atlantic Economic Journal, March 1979, 7, no. 1, 66-67.

"Final Report: Policy Analysis of Labor Productivity in New Jersey," with David C. Hershfield, Institute of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University, 1980. Prepared for the New Jersey Department of Labor and Industry, Grant 043-80.

Six abstracts in The National Longitudinal Surveys of Labor Market Experience: An Annotated Bibliography of Research, K. Sproat, H. Churchill, C. Sheets, editors, Center for Human Resources, Ohio State University, 1985, 148-150.

Contributor to Books for College Libraries: A Core Collection of 50,000 Titles, 3rd edition, Vol. 4, Social Sciences, published by the American Library Association, Chicago, 1988.

(I selected a model library on "Women and Work.")

"Discussion on 'Arbitration of Title VII Disputes in Academe: Impact of University of PA v. EEOC' and 'What Happens when Arbitration is not the End of the Road?'," Industrial Relations Research Association Series Proceedings of the Forty-Third Annual Meeting, December, 1990, pp. 441-2.

Editor, and author of "Introduction", Essays on the Economics of Discrimination, Kalamazoo, MI: W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 1991.

"Labor Supply of Women" in Survey of Social Science: Economics, edited by Frank N. Magill, Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, Inc., 1991, pp. 1212-7.

Editor, and author of "Introduction", Essays on the Economics of Education, Kalamazoo, MI: W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 1993.

Abstract, "Demographic and Economic Variables Affecting Unemployment in Stable Households", Industrial Relations Research Association Proceedings of the Forty-Sixth Annual Meeting, Boston, January, 1994, p. 491.

"Women and the Economy" in The Feminist Economics Curriculum Project, International Association for Feminist Economics, edited by Anne Quade, California State University at Sacramento, July 1994, pp. 13-15.

Co-author with Marianne A. Ferber of "Are Academic Partners at a Disadvantage?" in Academic Couples: Problems and Promises, ed. by Marianne A. Ferber and Jane Loeb, University of Illinois Press, 1997, pp. 182-207.

"What Affirmative Action Requires", in Michigan Consultation: Focus on Affirmative Action, Michigan Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, March 1998, pp. 60-64.

"The Economics of Stereotyping", pp. 97-102, in Valuing Us All: Feminist Pedagogy and Economics ed. by April Aerni and KimMarie McGoldrick, University of Michigan Press, 1999.

"Affirmative Action" in Encyclopedia of Political Economy ed. by Phil O'Hara, Routledge Limited, 1999, pp. 6-8.

"Labor Market Discrimination" in Encyclopedia of Political Economy ed. by Phil O'Hara, Routledge Limited, 1999, pp. 640-643.

The Economics of Work and Family, edited by J. Kimmel and E. Hoffman, forthcoming 2002, W.E.Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.

"Alternative Techniques for Measuring Pay Equity" jointly with Robert Toutkoushian, forthcoming in Emerging Issues in Higher Education Salary Studies, edited by R. Toutkoushian, a volume in New Directions for Institutional Research, Jossey-Bass, forthcoming.

Book Reviews

Review of Equal Pay in the Office, by Francine Blau, Journal of Human Resources, 13, no. 3, Summer 1978, 434-5.

Review of The Economics of Sex Differentials, by Cynthia Lloyd and Beth Niemi, Economics of Education Review, 1, no. 4, Fall, 1981, 483-5.

Review of Report of the Commission on Equality in Employment, by Judge Rosalie S. Abella, Choice, July-August 1985, p. 456.

Review of Comparable Worth: New Directions for Research, by Heidi Hartmann, editor, Choice, Oct. 1985, p. 355.

Review of The Second Paycheck: A Socioeconomic Analysis of Earnings, by Alice Nakamura and Masao Nakamura, Choice, January 1986, pp. 343-344.

Review of Stacking the Chips: Information Technology and the Distribution of Income, by John Bessant and Sam Cole, Choice, March 1986, p. 351.

Review of Changes in Work Time: An International Review, by Paul Blyton, Choice, May 1986, p. 340.

Review of Equal Pay for Comparable Worth, by Frances Hutner, Choice, July-August 1986, p. 436.

Review of The Economics of Comparable Worth, by, Mark Aldrich and Robert Buchele, Choice, Oct. 1986, p. 478.

Review of A Matter of Choice: A Critique of Comparable Worth by a Skeptical Feminist, by Jennifer Roback, Choice, Nov. 1986, p. 470.

Review of Slipping Through the Cracks: The Status of Black Women, Margaret C. Simms and Julianne Malveaux, editors, Choice, Jan. 1987, p. 332.

Review of Poor Women, Poor Families: The Economic Plight of America's Female-Headed Households, by Harrell R. Rodgers, Choice, Feb. 1987, p. 409.

Review of Mine War on Blackberry Creek, Anne Johnson, director, Choice, June 1987, p. 636.

Review of Gender at Work: The Dynamics of Job Segregation by Sex During World War II, by Ruth Milkman, Choice, September 1987, p. 438.

Review of Hidden Aspects of Women's Work, Christine Bose, editor, Choice, February 1988, p. 391.

Review of World Labour Report, 3: Incomes from Work: Between Equity and Efficiency, by the International Labour Office, Choice, April 1988, p. 467.

Review of The Worth of Women's Work: A Qualitative Synthesis, by Anne Statham, Choice, June 1988, p. 380.

Review of Comparable Worth, Pay Equity, and Public Policy, Rita Mae Kelly and Jane Bayes, editors, Choice, Sept. 1988, p. 426.

Review of Feminization of the Labor Force: Paradoxes and Promises, Jane Jenson, Elizabeth Hagen, and Ceallaigh Reddy, editors, Choice, June 1989, p. 421.

Review of The Revaluation of Women's Work, by Sheila Lewenhak, Choice, June 1989, p. 428.

Review of Reduced Worktime and the Management of Production, by Chris Nyland, Choice, Dec. 1989, p. 386.

Review of Pay Equity: Empirical Inquiries, edited by Robert Michael, Heidi Hartmann, and Brigit O'Farrell, Choice, March 1990, p. 461.

Review of Women's Life Cycle and Economic Insecurity: Problems and Proposals, edited by Martha N. Ozawa, Choice, May 1990, p. 447.

Review of The Economics of Comparable Worth, by Mark Killingsworth, Choice, June, 1990, p. 440.

Review of Black Entrepreneurship in America, by Shelly Green and Paul Pryde, Choice, October, 1990, pp. 482-3.

Review of Understanding the Gender Gap: An Economic History of American Women, by Claudia Goldin, Choice, November, 1990, p. 422.

Review of Drawing the Line: Alternative Poverty Measures and Their Implications for Public Policy, by Patricia Ruggles, Choice, November, 1990, p. 447.

Review of The Political Economy of Ethnic Discrimination and Affirmative Action, edited by Michael L. Wyzan, Choice, March 1991, p. 446.

Review of Job Queues, Gender Queues: Explaining Women's Inroads into Male Occupations, by Barbara F. Reskin et al, Choice, April 1991, p. 423.

Review of After Marriage Ends: Economic Consequences for Midlife Women by Leslie A. Morgan, Choice, September 1991, p. 488.

Review of Between Feminism and Labor: The Significance of the Comparable Worth Movement, by Linda M. Blum, Choice, November 1991, p. 491.

Review of Pay for Performance: Evaluating Performance Appraisal and Merit Pay, edited by George T. Milkovich and Alexandra K. Wigdor, Choice, December 1991, p. 428.

Review of The Gendered Economy; Work, Careers, and Success, by Rita Mae Kelly, Choice, May 1992, p. 462.

Review of Workers and Their Wages edited by Marvin Kosters, Choice, September 1992, p. 501.

Review of Women's Work & Women's Lives edited by H. Kahne and J. Giele, Choice, June 1993, p. 439.

Review of Labor Demand by Daniel S. Hamermesh, Choice, October 1993, p. 513.

Review of Beyond Economic Man edited by Marianne Ferber and Julie Nelson, Choice, November 1993, p. 443.

Reprinted in International Association for Feminist Economics Newsletter, 3, no. 2, Summer 1993, p. 8.

Review of Caught in the Crisis: Women and the U.S. Economy Today by Teresa Amott, Choice, May 1994, p. 391.

Review of Working Wives and Dual-Earner Families by Rose M. Rubin and Bobye J. Riney, Choice, July/Aug. 1994, p. 456.

Review of Comparable Worth: Is it a Worthy Policy? by Elaine Sorenson, Choice, Oct. 1994, p. 518.

Review of Sex Discrimination in the Labour Market: The Case for Comparable Worth by R. Perlman and M. Pike. Choice, Jan. 1995, p. 464.

Review of Stemming Middle-Class Decline by Nancey G. Leigh, Choice, September 1995.

Review of Home-Based Employment and Family Life ed. by R.K.Z. Heck et al, Choice, vol. 33, no. 3, November 1995.

Review of Workfare or Fair Work by Nancy Rose, Choice, April 1996, p. 1364.

Review of Feminism, Objectivity and Economics by Julie Nelson, Choice, vol. 34, no. 1, September 1996, p. 177.

Review of The Cost of Being Female by Sue Headlee and Margery Elfin, Choice, vol. 34, no. 9, May 1997.

Review of It Takes a Nation: A New Agenda for Fighting Poverty, by Rebecca Blank, Choice, April 1998.

Review of Poverty and Inequality: the Political Economy of Redistribution, by Jon Neill, Choice, July/August 1998.

Review of Poverty related resources, <>, by Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin, Choice, Web II: Supplement to Volume 35, pp. 173-4.

Review of Race, self-employment, and upward mobility: an illusive American dream, by Timothy Bates, Choice, March 1999.

Review of Incomes and the Welfare State: Essays on Britain and Europe, by A. B. Atkinson, Feminist Economics, 5, 1, 1999, 140-4.

Review of Latinas and African American Women at Work: Race, Gender, and Economic Inequality ed. by Irene Brown for Choice vol. 37, no. 1, September 1999.

Review of Contesting the Market: Pay Equity and the Politics of Economic Restructuring, by Deborah Figart and Peggy Kahn, Review of Social Economy, forthcoming (1999).

Review of Worlds Apart: Why Poverty Persists in Rural America by Cynthia Duncan for Choice vol. 37, no. 3, Nov. 1999.

Review of Women, work, and inequality: the challenge of equal pay in a deregulated labour market by J. Gregory, R. Sales, and A. Hegewisch for Choice vol. 37, no. 3, Nov. 1999.

Review of The political economy of hope and fear: capitalism and the black condition in America by Marcellus Andrews for Choice vol. 37, no. 4, Dec. 1999.

Review of The policy analysis of child labor: a comparative study ed. by C. Grootaert and H. A. Patrinos for Choice vol. 37, no. 5, Jan. 2000.

Review of The global construction of gender: home-based work in the political economy of the 20th century. by E. Prugl for Choice vol. 37, no. 11/12, July/August 2000.

Review of Whose welfare? ed. by G. Mink for Choice vol. 38, no. 1, Sept. 2000.

Review of The Elgar companion to feminist economics ed. by J. Peterson and M. Lewis for Choice vol. 38, no. 3, Feb. 2001.

Review of Engendering Development: through gender equality in rights, resources, and voice by World Bank Choice, September 2001.

Review of Market, state and feminism: the economics of feminist policy by G. Dawson and S. Hatt for Choice vol. 39, no. 2, Oct. 2001.

Review of Money, myths, and change: the economic lives of lesbians and gay men by M. V. Lee Badgett for Choice vol. 39, no. 7, March 2002.

Review of Fast forward: work, gender, and protest in a changing world by T. Dickinson and R. Schaeffer for Choice vol. 39, no. 9, May 2002.

Review of Women's Work and Wages edited by I. Persson and C. Jonung for Feminist Economics, forthcoming.

Published on the Internet:

"Women and the Economy Syllabus" Available by e-mail to <LISTSERV@BUCKNELL.EDU> Request <GET FEMECON-L wmn.econ2.syl>

Papers Presented

"Determinants of Faculty Rank: The Discriminant Analysis Approach." Econometric Society Meeting, Dallas, December 28, 1975.

"Measurement of Faculty Productivity." Econometric Society Meeting, Atlantic City, September 17, 1976.

"Comparative Labor Supply of Black and White Women." Atlantic Economic Conference, Washington, DC, October 14, 1978.

"Fertility and Female Employment." Econometric Society Meeting, Atlanta, December 29, 1979.

"Family Labor Supply, Non-market Work, and Fertility." Econometric Society Meeting, Denver, September 7, 1980.

"Supply Side Discrimination." Econometric Society Meeting, Washington, D.C., December 28, 1981.

"Racial Differences in Family Labor Supply." Eastern Economic Association Meeting, Boston, March 12, 1983.

"The Deserving and the Non-deserving Poor." Eastern Economic Association Meeting, New York, March 16, 1984.

"Feminization of Poverty." Econometric Society Meeting, Dallas, December 29, 1984.

"Feminization of Poverty: Economic and Demographic Determinants." American Economics Association Meeting, Dallas, December 28, 1984.

"Secondary Labor Markets: Existence and Worker Characteristics", ASSA meetings, December 28, 1985, New York.

"Sex Differences in Unemployment: Duration and Frequency." Eastern Economic Association Meeting, Washington, DC, March, 1987.

"Estimation of Length of Job Search by Survival Analysis." Eastern Economic Association Meeting, Baltimore, March, 1989.

"Survival Analysis of Unemployment: Effects of Gender, Race, and Marital Status." Midwest Economic Association Meeting, Chicago, March, 1990.

"An Essay on Pay Equity." International Industrial Relations Association Pay Equity Study Group, Allied Social Sciences Association Meeting, New Orleans, January, 1992.

"The Effect of Demographic and Economic Variables on the Frequency of Spells of Unemployment Affecting Stable Households", Industrial Relations Research Association meeting, Boston, January, 1994.

Presentation on "A Demonstration of Materials and Techniques I use in Teaching 'Contemporary Economic Problems', and 'Women and the Economy'" at the Follow-Up/Progress Meeting of the National Science Foundation Undergraduate Faculty Enhancement Project on "Improving Introductory Economics by Integrating the Latest Scholarship on Women and Minorities" at the Allied Social Sciences Association meetings, January 1995, in Washington, DC.

"Faculty Salary Discrimination Twenty Years Later", Eastern Economic Association meeting, New York, March 18, 1995.

"The Impact of Academic Partners on Careers" with Marianne Ferber, Midwest Economic Association meeting, Cincinnati, March 30, 1995.

"Discrimination and Normative Economics" presented Jan. 5, 1996 at Joint Session of IAFFE and URPE at ASSA meetings, San Francisco.

"Returns to Seniority for University Faculty" Eastern Economic Association, March 1996, Boston.

"Returns to Seniority in the Academic Labor Market: Comparing Estimates", Industrial Relations Research Association Annual Meeting, ASSA meeting, January 6, 1997, New Orleans.

"Correlates of Child Poverty", Midwest Economics Association meeting, March 20, 1997, Kansas City, MO.

"The Oaxaca Decomposition Revisited", Southern Economics Association, Atlanta, November 22, 1997.

"Measurement of Occupational Segregation", Midwest Economics Association meeting, Chicago, March 1998.

"Faculty Gender Discrimination Revisited", American Economics Association, January 3, 1999, New York.

"Women's Work and Pay Levels", Midwest Economics Association, April 1, 2000, Chicago.

Papers Presented in Michigan

"Economic Progress of Black Women." Woman Researcher Conference, Western Michigan University, November 6, 1981.

"Explaining Michigan's Unemployment Rate." Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Meeting, Ypsilanti, March 25, 1983.

"Trends in Women's Education and Occupations." Michigan Women's Studies Association Convention, Western Michigan University, April 16, 1983.

"Female Poverty: Michigan's AFDC and SSI Levels Compared to Neighboring States." Woman Researcher Conference, Western Michigan University, October 28, 1983.

"The Feminization of Poverty." Career Opportunities for Women Conference, Western Michigan University, February 10, 1984.

"Support for Social Welfare in the East North Central Region." Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters Meeting, Great Rapids, March 23, 1984.

"Sex and Race Differences in Youths' Educational and Occupational Goals." Woman Researcher Conference, Western Michigan University, November 14, 1986.

"Classroom Climate: A Chilly One for Women?" Michigan Conference of the American Association of University Professors, 33rd Annual Meeting, March 28, 1987, Novi, Michigan.

"The Trend in Black/White Real Income Ratios" Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Western Michigan University Economics Dept., January 15, 1996.

Consultation on "What Affirmative Action Requires" to the Michigan Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Detroit, June 18, 1996.

"How Economists Measure Discrimination", Kalamazoo branch of the American Statistical Association, April 22, 1998.

Panelist on The Living Wage, WMU, November 11, 1998.


Income Distribution Session, Missouri Valley Economics Association Conference, Tulsa, 1976.

Labor Economics Session, Eastern Economic Association, Boston, 1979.

Labor Supply Session, Econometric Society Meeting, Denver, 1980.

Worker Dissatisfaction Session, Midwest Economics Association, Chicago, 1982.

Collective Bargaining Session, Eastern Economics Association, Boston, 1983. Also chair of this session.

Income Maintenance Session, Midwest Economics Association, Chicago, 1984. Also chair of this session.

Government and the Labor Markets Session, Midwest Economics Association, Chicago, 1986. Also chair of this session.

Economic History Session, Eastern Economic Association, Boston, 1988.

Family, Fertility, and Migration Decisions Session, Midwest Economics Association, Chicago, 1988.

"Marriage and Male Labor Supply", American Economic Association, New York, December 1988.

Job Mobility Session, Eastern Economic Association, Baltimore, March, 1989. Also chair of the Labor Market I Session.

Poverty, Race, and Unemployment Session, Midwest Economics Association Meeting, Chicago, March, 1990.

Collective Bargaining Session, Industrial Relations Research Association, Washington, D.C., December 1990.

Research in Education Session, Midwest Economics Association, Chicago, March 1992.

Labor Supply and Gender Related Issues, Midwest Economics Association, Chicago, March 26, 1994.

Race and Gender in Economics 101, American Economic Association, Washington DC, January 7, 1995.

Feminist Conversations on Economic Theory and History, Eastern Economic Assoc., New York, March 1995.

Chair of session on Feminist Pedagogy and Dialogue Across the Disciplines: Eastern Economic Assoc., New York, March 1995.

Labor market session, Eastern Economic Assoc., Boston, March 1996.

Gender and Marriage Effects on Wages session and Gender and Occupational Segregation session, Midwest Economics Assoc., Chicago, March 1996.

Midwest Economics Association meeting, Chicago, March 1998.

Minorities in Labor Markets session, Midwest Economics Association meeting, Chicago, April 1, 2000.

Invitational Conferences

New Manpower Researchers' Conference, Washington, D.C., 1974.

Occupational Segregation Conference, Wellesley College, 1975.

Manpower Policy and the University Curriculum, Overland Park, KS, 1976.

Women in the Labor Market, Barnard College, 1977.

Workshop on Panel Survey of Income Dynamics, University of Michigan, 1980.

Workshop on Longitudinal Data Analysis, University of Chicago, 1983.

Workshop on Survey of Income and Program Participation, University of Michigan, 1985.

Eleventh Annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Miami University of Ohio, November, 1991.

National Science Foundation Faculty Development Project "Improving Introductory Economics by Integrating the Latest Scholarship on the Economics of Race and Gender", May 1993.

"Unemployment Insurance in the U. S.", W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, Kalamazoo, June 15-17, 1995.

Professional Memberships and Offices

Member of American Economic Association

Associate Member of the American Economic Association Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession

Member of Industrial Relations Research Association,

National and Southwestern Michigan Chapter

Trustee of Southwestern MI Chapter 1992 - 1994

Member of Midwest Economics Association

Member of Eastern Economic Association

Member of the International Association for Feminist Economics

Professional Activities

Reviewed Economics texts for:

Harper and Row Publishers

Irwin Publishers

The Dryden Press.

South Western Publishing

Screener for the American Economic Review (1977)

Reviewed grant proposals for the Social Science Research Council

Reviewed grant proposals for the National Science Foundation

Reviewer for Choice

Reviewer for Economic Inquiry

Reviewer for Economics of Education Review

Reviewer for Feminist Economics

Reviewer for Growth and Change

Reviewer for Journal of Human Resources

Reviewer for Labour Economics - An International Journal

Reviewer for Review of Educational Research

Grants Received

1974 - 75 U.S. Department of Labor: Doctoral Dissertation Grant

1977 - 78 Rutgers University: Research grant

1978 Rutgers University, Bureau of Economic Research:

Proposal grant for "Fertility and Female Employment"

1986 Western Michigan University Faculty Research and Creative

Activities Fund:

Fellowship for "Permanent and Transitory Unemployment"

1992 Western Michigan University Faculty Research and Creative

Activities Fund: Grant for "The Trend in Real Total Income of

Female-headed Families"


1987-88 Sabbatical leave: To do research on Female Poverty and on

Duration of Unemployment

1996-97 Sabbatical leave: To do research on Female and Child


Economics Department Merit Award, every year of Merit system

University Committees

College of Arts and Sciences Academic Review Board 1994-1997

Faculty Senate Undergraduate Studies Council 1995-1996

Faculty Senate Budget and Finance Council 1992-1993

Executive Board of Western Network, 1983-1984

Women's Studies Minor Committee 1981 --

Faculty Senate Professional Concerns Committee 1985-86

Secretary of Faculty Senate Computer Committee 1986-88

President of Women's Commission, 1986-87

Women's Commission Affirmative Action Committee 1988-94

Chair 1993-94.

Financial Issues Committee of National Collegiate Athletic Association Pilot Certification Program

Department of Economics Committees

Chair of Public Lecture-Seminar Series Committee

"The Economics of Discrimination" 1989-90

"The Economics of Education" 1991-92

Chair of Affirmative Action Committee 1998-99

Tenure Review Committee 1985 --

Promotion Committee 1993 --

American Association of University Professors Committees

Council Representative to Economics Department 1989-93

Co-Chair of Committee on the Status of Women and Minority Faculty 1993-94

Budget and Finance Committee 1992-93

Contract Committee on Salaries 1990

Committee on Tuition Waivers 1985-86

Contract Committee on Fringe Benefits 1990

Affirmative Action Committee 1994

Economics Department Service

Department Secretary 1990-91

Minority Mentor 1990-91

Departmental Representative for Self Enhancement Program 1988-90

Designed and submitted to department curriculum committee a course proposal. Adopted as "Women and the Economy", Economics 309.