Economics Faculty

Joyce P. Jacobsen

Offices: North College (NC) 319; Public Affairs Center (PAC) 332

Telephones: x2010 (executive assistant, Megan Flagg) x2357 (direct line)
    (From off-campus: 860-685-2010 or -2357)


Office Hours: due to my current administrative appointment as Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, I have a more complicated schedule; please contact me or Megan ( by email or phone to set up an appointment

Course Links:  Econ 110 Course Page (from spring 2011)

Econ 217 Course Page (from fall 2008)

Econ 300/QAC201 Course Page (from summer 2010)

Econ 316 Course Page (from fall 2015)

Econ 385 Course Page (from spring 2015)

CSS 220 Course Page (from 2011-12)

Here is a short version of my Curriculum Vitae. For the full version or for information regarding my consulting assignments, please contact me.

Some Recent Writings:
"The Care Economy in Post-Reform China: Feminist Research on Unpaid and Paid Work and Well-being" (with Rachel Connelly, Xiao-yuan Dong, and Yaohui Zhao), Feminist Economics, 2018: Vol. 24, no. 2, 1-30.
"Women and the Labor Market: A Feminist Perspective," Oxford Handbook of Women and the Economy, Susan L. Averett, Laura M. Argys, and Saul D. Hoffman (eds.), Oxford University Press, 2018: 623-641.
"Gender and the Economic Impacts of War," Handbook on Gender and War, Simona Sharoni et al. (eds.), Edward Elgar, 2016: 232-248.
"Occupational Radiation Exposure During Pregnancy: A Survey of Attitudes and Practices among Interventional Radiologists," with Christine E. Ghatan, Magali Fassioto, Daniel Y. Sze, and Nishita Kothary, Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, July 2016: Vol. 27, no. 7, 1013-1020.
"Comparing Standard Regression Modeling to Ensemble Modeling: How Data Mining Software Can Improve Economists' Predictions," with Laurence M. Levin and Zachary Tausanovitch, Eastern Economic Journal, Summer 2016: Vol. 42, no. 3, 387-398.
"Gender Wage Gap," The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies, Nancy A. Naples (ed.), Wiley Online, 2016.

Some Current Working Papers (drafts--not for citation without permission):
"Do Babysitters Have More Kids? The Effects of Teenage Work Experiences on Adult Outcomes," with Zeynep Erdogan and Peter Kooreman, IZA Discussion Paper No. 6856, September 2012.
"Neoclassical Models of Imperfectly Competitive Labor Markets," with Gilbert L. Skillman, August 2012 chapter draft for book project on Models of Labor Markets.

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