Anne E. Winkler, Professor of Economics



Department of Economics

University of Missouri-St. Louis

One University Blvd.,

St. Louis, MO 63121


Phone: 314-516-5563

Twitter: @annewinkler11



Education B.A., Economics, Wesleyan University, 1983; M.S., Economics, Ph.D., Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989.

Major Fields: Labor Economics, Public Sector Microeconomics

Current Employment Professor of Economics, University of Missouri-St. Louis

Recent Past Employment Chair and Professor of Economics, University of Missouri-St. Louis (2015-2021)

Professional Affiliations

Research Fellow, IZA, Bonn, May 2011-present  IZA website

Editorial Board, Social Science Quarterly, 2006 - present

Awards Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2005-2006, U.M.-St. Louis.

Research Interests Economics of the family, economics of gender, welfare and poverty; the interrelationships between family structure and labor market outcomes




Now Available! 9th edition of The Economics of Women, Men and Work by Francine D. Blau & Anne E. Winkler, Oxford Un Press  Link to book













For a paper related to teaching this course, see Gender, Family, and Work” (with Francine D. Blau), in International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics, edited by Gail Hoyt and KimMarie McGoldrick, Elgar Press, 2012 (Chapter 66,  pp. 693-706).  Link to Handbook


Work in Progress


“Women’s Labor Force Participation,” IZA World of Labor (revised version in press).


Most Recent Published Work


The Economics of Women, Men and Work (with Francine D. Blau), 9th edition, Oxford University Press, 2021.


“Investigating the Biomedical Workforce: Gender, Field of Training, and Retention” (with Sharon G. Levin and Michael T. Allison),  Science & Public Policy 46 (6): 913-26, 2019. Pre-publication PDF


“Welfare Rules, Incentives, and Family Structure” (with Robert Moffitt and Brian Phelan), Journal of Human Resources  55 (1): pp. 1-42, 2020.  NBER Working Paper 21257, revised March 2018.


“Work and Family Trends: Data Source and Definitions,” Journal of Legal Economics  24 (1-2): pp. 3-19, 2018.


“Women, Work, and Family” (with Francine D. Blau), The Oxford Handbook of Women and the Economy, Susan L. Averett,  Laura M. Argys and Saul D. Hoffman, eds, Oxford University Press, 2018. earlier NBER version, published electronic version


The Economics of Women, Men and Work (with Francine D. Blau), 8th edition, Oxford University Press, copyright 2018 (published in July 2017).  link


“Women’s Labor Force Participation,” IZA World of Labor (September 2016). Link to paper


“The Diffusion of Information Technology and the Increased Propensity of Teams to Transcend Institutional  and National Borders” (with Sharon G. Levin, Paula E. Stephan, and Wolfgang Glanzel)  Revue Economique,  2015.  Earlier version, IZA Working Paper. No 5857 (March 2011).  Winkler IZA website


“The Relationship Between the Housing & Labor Market Crises and Doubling-Up: An MSA Level Analysis, 2005-2010” (with William Rogers),  Monthly Labor Review, August 2013.   Earlier version, IZA Working Paper No. 7263 (March 2013).  Winkler IZA website


“Publishing Productivity in Economics across Colleges and Universities, 1991-2007” (with Sharon G. Levin, Paula E. Stephan, and Wolfgang Glanzel).  Eastern Economic Journal, 2014.  Available online.  Earier version, IZA Working Paper No. 6082 (September 2011). Winkler IZA website


The Economics of Women, Men and Work (with Francine D. Blau and Marianne A. Ferber), 7th edition, Prentice Hall/Pearson, 2014.  Republished by Oxford.   Link to book


“Worker Behavior on the Job: A Multi-Methods Study of Labor Cooperation with Management” (with Deborah Balser), Journal of Labor Research, 2012. 


“Innovation in Academe: The Diffusion of Internet Technologies” (with Sharon G. Levin and Paula E. Stephan), Applied Economics, 2012.


“The Impact of Information Technology on Academic Scientists’ Productivity and Collaborative Patterns” (with Waverly Ding, Sharon G. Levin and Paula E. Stephan), Management Science, September 2010.


“The Diffusion of IT on Higher Education: Publishing Productivity of Academic Life Scientsts (with Sharon G. Levin and Paula E. Stephan), Economics of Information and New Technology, July/September 2010.                     


“Time Spent in Household Management: Evidence and Implications” (with Thomas R. Ireland), Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 2009.


“Teen Time Use and Parental Education: Evidence from the CPS, MTF, and ATUS” (with Shirley Porterfield), Monthly Labor Review, 2007.


“Wives Who Outearn Their Husbands: A Transitory or Persistent Phenomenon?” (with Timothy D. McBride  and Courtney Andrews), Demography, 2005.


Other Professional Activities


Keynote/Plenary Talks:

Annual Meeting of American Academy of Eocnomic and Financial Experts (AAEFE), Las Vegas, April 2018.

Annual AEA Conference on Teaching and Research in Economic Education (CTREE), St. Louis, May 2019.


Previous Board & Officer Positions

CSWEP Board Member and Midwest Rep, Jan. 2011-Jan 2018 CSWEP Home Page
2nd VP, Midwest Economics Association, 2003-2004

President, St. Louis Gateway Chapter of National Association of Business Economics (NABE), 1997-1998.


In the Media

Anne Winkler delivers plenary talk at Conference on Teaching and Research in Economic Education (CTREE), UMSL Daily, May 30, 2019

Interview with WalletHub, May 7, 2019

Ask an Expert: Anne Winkler discusses the gender wage gap and barriers women still face in the labor market, UMSL Daily, March 26, 2018

Economists find link between old information network, increased research productivity, UMSL Daily, March 23, 2011



American Economic Association (AEA)

Society of Labor Economists (SOLE)

Population Association of America (PAA)

International Association of Feminist Economists (IAFFE)

Association of Public Policy and Mangement (APPAM)

Midwest Economics Association (MEA)


Ad Hoc Referee

American Journal of Sociology, American Journal of Economics and Sociology, American Review of Public Administration, American Sociological Review, Contemporary Economic Policy, Demography, Eastern Economic Journal, Economic Inquiry, Economics of Education Review, Eastern Economic Review, Feminist Economics, Industrial Relations, International Economic Review, International Journal of Manpower, The International Journal of Organizational Analysis, IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, The Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Economic Education, Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Journal of Family Issues, Journal of Labor Research, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Journal of Population Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Labour, Management Science, Monthly Labor Review, Policy Studies Journal, Population Research and Policy Review, Public Finance Review, Public Opinion Quarterly, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Review of Economics of the Household, Research in Labor Economics, Science, Southern Economic Journal, Social Science Research, Social Science Quarterly, Social Forces, Sociological Quarterly, Work Family Encyclopedia



Undergraduate Introductory Microeconomics, Economics of Gender, Labor Economics, Introduction to Econometrics, Intermediate Microeconomics

Graduate Labor Economics, Public Sector Microeconomics


Web Links


UMSL|Public Policy Administration (PPA)

CSWEP Home Page

UMSL Home Page


Selected Photos


                                   ASSA 2019


  Co-authors Blau & Winkler and CSWEP Mentoring                                                                                                                                 

MEA Session in Honor of Marianne Ferber, March 2011



Co-authors: Blau, Ferber & Winkler


Session Participants and with colleagues, Susan Feigenbaum & Sharon Levin



Updated 2 February 2022