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.
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.
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.