Report of the development of the American economy / Claudia Goldin, Clayne Pope, 1989
Information trouvée : Claudia Goldin (born May 14, 1946) is an American economic historian and labor economist
who is currently the Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard University. She is
a co-director of the NBER's Gender in the Economy Study Group and was the director
of the NBER’s Development of the American Economy program from 1989 to 2017. Goldin's
research covers a wide range of topics, including the female labor force, the gender
gap in earnings, income inequality, technological change, education, and immigration.
After earning her B.A. in economics from Cornell, Goldin entered the PhD program in
economics at the University of Chicago with the intention of studying industrial organization.
She began her doctoral program in that field, but after Gary Becker came to Chicago
she added labor economics and then gravitated to economic history with Robert W. Fogel.
She wrote her PhD dissertation on slavery in US antebellum cities and in southern
industry. She received a PhD in 1972. After graduate school, Goldin taught at the
University of Wisconsin–Madison, Princeton University, and the University of Pennsylvania
before joining the economics department at Harvard University in 1990, where she was
the first woman to be offered tenure in that department
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