Shoshana Grossbard is Professor of Economics emerita at San Diego State University. Her research interests include labor economics, economics of the family, economics of gender, and law and economics. Most of her research deals with the economics of marriage. She earned her B.A. degree in Economics and Sociology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, and her Ph.D in Economics at the University of Chicago.
Katja Maria Kaufmann is assistant professor at the Department of Economics at Mannheim University. Her research interests are at the intersection of development and labor economics, family economics, economics of education, and the study of inequality and intergenerational mobility.
She received her B.A. and M.A. (Diplom) in Economics from Cologne University (Germany) as well as a Ph.D. and M.A. degree from Economics at Stanford University (USA).