Nabanita Datta Gupta


Nabanita Datta Gupta


Member of the Labour and Public Policy Section

PhD, Cornell University, 1992

Research Interests

  • Labour Economics - wages, occupational choice, discrimination, child care, career mobility, time-use, education, personnel and behavioural aspects
  • Health Economics - health measurement, health determinants, health and labour outcomes
  • Economics of Ageing - retirement, pension systems
  • Development Economics - microanalyses, poverty, education

Selected Publications

  • Probabilities of Job Choice and Employer Selection and Male-Female Occupational Differences (1993). American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, Vol. 83, No. 2, pp. 57-61.
  • Children and Career Interruptions: The Family Gap in Denmark (2002) (with N. Smith). Economica, Vol. 69. No. 276, pp. 609-629.
  • Multivariate Mixed Proportional Hazard Modelling of the Joint Retirement of Married Couples (2004) (M.Y. An and B.J. Christensen). Journal of Applied Econometrics, Vol. 19, No. 6, pp. 687-704.
  • Swimming Upstream, Floating Downstream: Comparing Women's Wage Progress in the U.S. and Denmark (2006) (R.L. Oaxaca and N. Smith). Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 59, No. 2, pp. 243-266.
  • Non-Cognitive Child Outcomes and Universal High-Quality Child Care (2010) (with M. Simonsen). Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 94, Issues 1-2, pp. 30-43.
  • The Impact of Health on Individual Retirement Plans: Self-reported vs. Diagnostic Measures (2010) (with M. Larsen). Health Economics, Vol. 19(7), pp. 792-813.

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