Associate Professor of Economics
Anna Aizer received her degree in Economics from UCLA in 2003 and came to Brown in 2004 after a postdoctoral fellowship at Princeton University's Center for Research on Child Wellbeing. She is a labor and health economist with interests in the area of child health and well-being. Her current work considers the economic determinants and consequences of domestic violence. In particular, she studies domestic violence in a bargaining framework, examining how the incidence of violence varies with disparities in men and women's wages. In related work she explores the consequences of women's bargaining position within the home with respect to domestic violence on birth outcomes.