lgrogan at uoguelph.ca
Areas of Specialization: Labour Economics, Development Economics
Louise Grogan joined the Dept. of Economics in 2002. She received a BSc (Econ) from the London School of Economics, an MA from the Université Catholique de Louvain and, a PhD from the Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam. In 2010 she became a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Central Asia.
Her current projects examine how electrification impacts intrahousehold resource allocation and labour market development, how social norms mitigate the impact of unemployment, why household violence increases with female labour supply, how household formation rules drive the demand for sons, and how migration and remittances impact households in Central Asia.
She has published in journals including Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Comparative Economics, World Development, Economics of Transition, Economic Development and Cultural Change, and Journal of African Economies.
Grogan, L. and K. Koka (2013) "Economic Crises and Wellbeing: Social Norms and Home Production" Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (forthcoming) [full text]
Grogan, L. (2012) "Household Formation Rules, Fertility and Female Labour Supply: Evidence from Post-Communist Countries" forthcoming in Journal of Comparative Economics [full text]
Grogan, L. and A. Sadanand (2013) “Electrification and Employment in Poor Households: Evidence from Nicaragua” [full text] World Development Vol. 43, pp. 252-265.
Grogan, L. and A. Sadanand “Female employment and violence in the household: Evidence from Nicaragua” [full text] (revised December 2012)
Grogan, L. (2012) “Household Electrification, fertility and employment: Evidence from the Colombian censuses (revised June 2012) (Note: This is a revised version of a paper previously entitled "Household Electrification and fertility in poor countries”) [full text]