Education and Interests
(PhD., Arizona 2001)
Gender Inequality in Labor Markets, Work and Family Conflict, Feminist Theory, Contingent
Labor and Self-Employment, Quantitative Methods.
Awards and Honors
- 2011 Reuben Hill Award, Research and Theory Section, National Council on Family Relations
- 2009 World Bank / Luxembourg Income Study Gender Research Award
- 2003 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Research Excellence in Families & Work, Center for Families at Purdue University and the Boston College Center for Work & Family
- 2011 "Cross-National Patterns in Individual and Household Employment and Work
Hours by Gender and Parenthood." Joya Misra, Michelle J. Budig, and Irene
Boeckmann. Research in the Sociology of Work 22:169-208.
- 2011 "Work-Family Policy Consequences of Employment and Wages of Mothers."
Joya Misra, Michelle J. Budig, and Irene Boeckmann. Community, Work, and
- 2010 "Differences in Disadvantage: How the Wage Penalty for Motherhood Varies
Across Women?s Earnings Distribution." Michelle J. Budig and Melissa
Hodges. The American Sociological Review 75(5):705-28.
- 2010 " Care Work Employment and Earnings in a Cross-National Perspective."
Michelle J. Budig and Joya Misra. The International Labour Review 149(4):
- 2010 " Who Gets the Daddy Bonus? Markers of Hegemonic Masculinity and the Impact
of First-time Fatherhood on Men?s Earnings." Melissa Hodges and Michelle J.
Budig. Gender & Society, 24(6):717-745.
- 2011 Catalyst, Inc. (New York, New York), "Gender, Parenthood, Wage Inequalities,
and Work-Family Policies." Invited talk.
- 2010 U.S. Congressional Joint Economic Committee (Washington, DC), Hearing on
"New Evidence for the Gender Pay Gap for Women in Management." Invited
expert witness testimony. http://jec.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?p=Hearings&ContentRecord_id=10d3c1d3-ce9e-4dcc-a68f-4c05f4c5eb0b&ContentType_id=14f995b9-dfa5-407a-9d35-56cc7152a7ed&Group_id=cb5dcfe4-afee-419f-94ee-e51eb07de989&MonthDisplay=9&YearDisplay=2010
- 2010 Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Conference on Research on
Interrelations Between Demographic and Political Processes: Comparative Databases "'Existing Experiences and Future Potentials (Berlin)' Challenges to
Measuring Family Policy Changes in Comparative Research." With Irene
- 2010 "Exploring the Heterogeneity of Women's Entrepreneurship in Europe and USA:
The Impact of Family Structure and Family Policies in Europe and the US."
Vartuhi Tonoyan, Michelle J. Budig, and Robert Strohmeyer. Pp. 137-62 in
Women Entrepreneurs and the Global Environment for Growth, edited by A. de
Bruin, C.G. Brush, E.J. Gatewood, and C. Henry. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar