NICHD Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas at Austin
Joanna Pepin’s research explores the relationship between historical changes in families and the gender revolution. Her dissertation, Inequality and the Household Economy, investigates the organization and use of money in couples’ romantic relationships. Joanna is an award winner of the Special Competition for Young Investigators from Time-sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences’ (TESS) and is currently investigating normative beliefs about how money ideally operates in families. With funding support from the Maryland Population Reserach Center, Joanna is writing a paper about national differences in the ways cohabiting and married couples integrate their financal resources.