Economic Opportunity

Melanie Khamis

Melanie Khamis

Associate Professor of Economics, Wesleyan University, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Research Fellow
WAPPP Fellow

Melanie Khamis’ research focuses on different aspects of the labor market, in particular informal labor markets, gender and ethnicity in the labor market, and migration. As a WAPPP Fellow, she intends to investigate the gender wage gap and occupational choices of women in the United States, in particular the role of specific high earnings occupations.

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Jessica Pan

Jessica Pan

Associate Professor of Economics at the National University of Singapore and a Research Fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)
WAPPP Fellow

Jessica Pan’s research examines gender differences in economic and educational outcomes, with a focus on under-explored determinants such as gender norms, social interactions, taste discrimination, behavioral traits, work flexibility, and social influences.

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Inmaculada Macias-Alonso

Inmaculada Macias-Alonso

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School
WAPPP Fellow

Inmaculada Macias-Alonso is a joint postdoctoral fellow between the Harvard Kennedy School and the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago. Her research looks at the influence of gender on labor market access and outcomes, as well as the impact of gender stereotypes on evaluation processes. As a WAPPP fellow, she is examining how involving men in care, both at home and HEED professions (healthcare, elementary education, and domestic work) can further gender equality.

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Ghazal Zulfiqar

Ghazal Zulfiqar

Assistant Professor at the Suleman Dawood School of Business, the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan
WAPPP Fellow

Ghazal Zulfiqar’s research is focused on analyzing the different approaches to global and local advocacy for marginalized women workers in the informal economies of the Global South.

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2018 Jun 25

Elevating Fatherhood Experts Meeting

Mon - Tue, Jun 25 to Jun 26, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Location: 

WAPPP Cason Seminar Room, Taubman 102

On June 25-26. 2018, Women and Public Policy Program (WAPPP) Research Fellow Marc Grau-Grau and WAPPP Co-Director Hannah Riley Bowles co-organized a meeting at Harvard Kennedy School focused on the topic of fatherhood and titled “Elevating Fatherhood: Policies, Organizations, and Health & Wellbeing.”

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