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F.R. Bigelow Professor of Economics

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Karine S. Moe is the F.R. Bigelow Professor of Economics at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota. She earned a Ph.D. and M.A. in economics at the University of Minnesota, a Master of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, and a B.A. in economics from Saint Olaf College. She is a labor economist with particular interests in how the use of time (especially for women and girls) affects labor market outcomes. Her work has appeared in the Review of Development Economics, the Journal of Development Economics, World Development, Feminist Economics, Practicing Anthropology, and the Review of Economic Dynamics, among others. In 2003, she edited Women, Family, and Work: Writings on the Economics of Gender, a reader for undergraduate courses on women and the economy. She recently co-authored Glass Ceilings and 100-hour Couples: What the Opt-Out Phenomenon Can Teach Us About Work and Family, with anthropologist Dianna Shandy. Karine teaches undergraduate courses on labor economics, the economics of gender, and economics of poverty.