Dr Rebecca Edwards

PhD Yale
Lecturer

H04 - Merewether Building
The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

Rebecca Edwards received her PhD in Economics from Yale University in 2013. Her research interests are in labour economics, applied microeconometrics and the economics of gender and the family. She is currently working on the impact of flextime on female labour supply and fertility as well as on wage inequality and elderly poverty.

Research interests

  • Labour economics
  • Applied econometrics
  • Economics of the family
  • Inequality and Poverty

Working Papers

Edwards, R and Lange, F. The US Labor Market in 2030: A Scenario Based on Current Trends in Supply and Demand, IZA DP No. 7825, December 2013.

Selected grants

2014

  • House prices, mortgage debt and labour supply:evidence from Australian households; Atalay K, Edwards R, Barrett G; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Ltd/National Housing Research Program.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Edwards, R. (2006). Maternity Leave and the Evidence for Compensating Wage Differentials in Australia. Economic Record, 82(258), 281-297.

Report

  • Belkar, R., Cockerell, L., Edwards, R. (2007). Labour Force Participation and Household Debt.

2007

  • Belkar, R., Cockerell, L., Edwards, R. (2007). Labour Force Participation and Household Debt.

2006

  • Edwards, R. (2006). Maternity Leave and the Evidence for Compensating Wage Differentials in Australia. Economic Record, 82(258), 281-297.

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