Webpage of Shoshana Grossbard, Professor of Economics at San Diego State University

Founding editor,
Review of Economics of the Household
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More about Prof Grossbard’s work


Paris conference on Beckerian Economics of the Family, Oct. 2011

Prof Grossbard testifies as an expert witness at Canada’s constitutional reference case, to determine the validity of Canada's polygamy law.
Affidavit (.pdf) | Written Media Coverage (.pdf) | Interview on French Canadian radio (.mp3)

Videotaped appearances, Madrid, Spain, May 2010 | Munich Lectures on the Economics of Marriage


Gary Becker
December 2, 1930 to May 3, 2014

Read the full eulogy written upon the passing of my famous mentor Gary Becker


Polygamy Is Bad for Women, New York Times, Dec 17, 2013

The Declining Demand for Husbands, New York Times, June 17, 2013

Poverty Rate Steady, Census Data Says, UT San Diego, September 13, 2012

Lower fertility and recession, KUSI News, July 2012

Is California Greece?,  CNN Radio News, August 23, 2012

People Expect Too much from government. Heraldo de Aragon, Zaragoza, Spain, Februray 3, 2012 (in Spanish)

Polygamy and religious freedom- Zenit, February 6, 2011

The Economics of Big Love- New York Times, January 24, 2011

Polygamy leaves women worse off, court told- The Globe and Mail, August 23, 2012

Taxing sex to save California from its budget deficit - San Diego News Network, June 8, 2009

Interviewed in Simon W. Bowmaker, ed. The Heart of Teaching Economics: Lessons from Leading Minds. Williston, VT: Edward Elgar, 2010. 

Interviewed for Economy affects divorce rates
TV News 6, San Diego, January 12, 2009 

Interviewed for Poor economy keeping some from expanding family
on Channel 10 news, San Diego, December 17, 2008

FreakonomicsFrom the Freakonomics blog: on the leisure/work debate, June 11, 2007

Labour force participation of women and « marriage market » in the USA (English)
Travail des femmes et « marché du mariage » aux USA (Français)
Essais et Debats, La Vie des Idees Website
, March 20, 2009

The San Diego Union Tribune
Why Has Women's Relative Labor Force Participation been Dropping?
March 23, 2006

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