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David Shapiro

David Shapiro

Professor of Economics, Demography, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

416 Kern Building
Office Phone: (814) 863-1533

Biography:

David Shapiro, an economic demographer and labor economist, has been at Penn State since 1980.  He has been an affiliate faculty member of Women's Studies for more than 20 years.  Professor Shapiro teaches courses in economic demography and labor economics, and he has received multiple awards for teaching at Penn State.  Coauthor of Kinshasa in Transition: Women's Education, Employment, and Fertility (University of Chicago Press, 2003), his current research is focused primarily on fertility in sub-Saharan Africa, and secondarily on children's access to schooling and on labor markets in sub-Saharan Africa.

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