Lara Warner Scholar, Harvard Kennedy School
Anna Raute's major fields of interest are labor and public economics. Her research focuses on the effects of public policy on women’s fertility and labor market decisions as well as the effects of universal childcare attendance on children.
Anna Raute is an assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Mannheim (currently on leave). She is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration at University College London, Research Associate at ZEW and Research Affiliate at CESifo. Anna received her PhD from University College London in 2014. For her work “Can financial Incentives reduce the baby gap?- Evidence from a reform in maternity leave Benefits” she was awarded CESifo Distinguished Affiliate Award in Employment and Social Protection 2016, a UWIN Best Paper Award on Gender Economics 2015 and a FEEM Award (now young Economist Award) at the European Economic Association meetings in 2014.
As a WAPPP Fellow, Anna will continue to develop her current research on the transmission of gender role attitudes exploiting the East-West German divide and pursue new research projects related to the effects of family friendly policies on female labor market outcomes and firm outcomes as well as the effects of paternity leave on father’s involvement. Jointly with her WAPPP fellowship, she is also a visiting scholar at the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Paid Parental Leave and Fatherhood Acknowledgement
Are Family Friendly Workplace Policies a Valuable Human Resource Tool?