Antecol, Heather L

Heather Antecol received her Ph.D. in Economics from McMaster University in 1999. Since then she has been the Boswell Associate Professor, an Associate Professor and Assistant Professor of Economics at Claremont McKenna College, an Assistant Professor of Economics at Illinois State University, a visiting Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an Associate Professor of Economics at Simon Fraser University. She also was a Research Fellow of the Canadian International Labor Network (CILN) and a visiting Research Fellow at the Australian National University. She is currently the Boswell Professor of Economics and Director of the Berger Institute for Work, Family and Children at Claremont McKenna College, as well as a research fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and Metropolis British Columbia (MBC).  She has published papers on various aspects of labor economics, including youth outcomes, immigration, discrimination, and sexual harassment in the U.S. military and federal government.  Recent work includes the decision to “opt-out” of the labor market and elder care.

Expertise: Dual Earner Families, Child Care, Overwork/Workload, Part-Time or Reduced Hours Work, Elder Care, Changing Definitions of Families, Work-Family Balance

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