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Anne E. Winkler, Ph.D.


Department of Economics
Email: awinkler@umsl.edu


Anne E. Winkler is Professor of Economics at UMSL. She served as Department Chair from 2015-2021. She is a Research Fellow at IZA (the Institute of Labor Economics). She received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and her undergraduate degree in economics from Wesleyan University. She has been a faculty member at UMSL since 1989. Her main areas of research interest are in the economics of gender, the economics of the family, and welfare and poverty.

She is co-author with Francine D. Blau of the 9th edition of The Economics of Women, Men and Work (Oxford University Press), 2022.  She co-authored the earlier 8th edition (Oxford University Press) with Francine D. Blau and the prior 3rd-7th editions (PrenticeHall/Pearson) with Francine D. Blau and Marianne A. Ferber.

Her work has appeared in economics and broader social science journals including Journal of Human ResourcesResearch in Labor EconomicsMonthly Labor ReviewDemographyJournal of Policy Analysis and ManagementJournal of Urban Economics, and Management Science. Prof. Winkler previously served as 2nd Vice President of the Midwest Economics Association, President of the St. Louis Chapter of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE),  editorial board member of Journal of Labor Research, and as board member of the AEA’s Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP). She serves on the editorial board of Social Science Quarterly.

Prof. Winkler regularly teaches undergraduate and graduate labor economics courses, as well as introductory econometrics, economics for public policy analysis, and principles of microeconomics.