The purpose of this article is to explore the impact of the U.S. recession on women and to help readers gain useful knowledge about women’s role in the economy.
Jennifer Keil, PhD
Jennifer Keil, PhD, is a faculty member at the School of Business at Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota. She holds a PhD and an MBA degree from the University of Kansas and a BBA degree from the University of Michigan. The common theme in Dr. Keil’s research is how women interact with and are impacted by the economy. In particular, she focuses on labor market issues such as individual/household work decisions, work/family balance issues and the impact of variable pay on the gender pay differential. She is a member of the Graziadio Business Report Editorial Review Board, and is often asked to present on women, the economy, and pay. Dr. Keil’s first book, Earn More, Move Up: A New Look at the Gender Pay Differential, was published by the Center for Economic Progress in November 2006.