Evelyn Lehrer, PhD
Professor Emerita; Director of Undergraduate Studies
Building & Room:
601 S Morgan St.
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1978
Fields of Interest :
Economic Demography, Economics of Religion
“Marital Instability in the United States: Trends, Driving Forces, and Implications for Children” with Yeon Jeong Son (2018). Pp. 75-96 in Susan L. Averett, Laura M. Argys and Saul D. Hoffman (eds.) The Oxford Handbook on the Economics of Women. New York: Oxford University Press. Available on line as IZA Discussion paper 10503. https://www.iza.org/publications/dp/10503/marital-instability-in-the-united-states-trends-driving-forces-and-implications-for-children
“Religion, Human Capital Investments and the Family in the United States” (2011). Pp. 39-56 in Rachel M. McCleary (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Religion, Oxford University Press. Available on line as IZA Discussion paper 4279. https://www.iza.org/publications/dp/4279/religion-human-capital-investments-and-the-family-in-the-united-states
“Age at Marriage and Marital Instability: The Becker-Landes-Michael Hypothesis Revisited” (2008). Journal of Population Economics 21(2):463-484.
“Religion as a Determinant of Economic and Demographic Behavior in the United States” (2004). Population and Development Review 30(4):707-726.
“On Marriage-Specific Human Capital: Its Role as a Determinant of Remarriage” with Carmel Chiswick (1990). Journal of Population Economics 3(3): 193-213.
2000, Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching, CBA
1997, Teaching Recognition Award, CETL