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Staff Biography

[Photo: Wendy Sigle] Professor Wendy SIGLE
Professor of Gender and Family Studies, Gender Institute, LSE and CASE Associate

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Research Interests:
  • Poverty and inequality
  • Family and well-being
  • Gender inequalities in employment and earnings
  • Life course analysis
Current Research Projects:
  • "Gendered Pathways to Adulthood", ESRC Gender Equality Network
Selected Publications:
  • (2005) (with J Hobcraft and K Kiernan) Parential Disruption and Adult Well-Being: A cross cohort comparisonDemography, 42(3): 427-446

  • (2005) Young fatherhood and subsequent disadvantage in the United KingdomJournal of Marriage and the Family, 67(3): 735-753

  • (2006) (with D Perrons) Employment Transitions over the Lifecycle - A research reviewManchester: Equal Opportunities Commission

  • (2006) (with D Perrons) Employment Transitions over the Lifecycle - A statistical analysisManchester: Equal Opportunities Commission

  • (2007) (with J Waldfogel) Motherhood and Women's Earnings in Anglo-American, Continental European and Nordic CountriesFeminist Economics, 13(2): 55-91

  • (2007) (with J Waldfogel) Family gaps in income: A cross-national comparisonJournal of European Social Policy, 17(4): 299-318

STICERD/CASE Publications:
  • An exploration of childhood antecedents of female adult malaise in two British birth cohorts: Combining Bayesian model averaging and recursive partitioning
    John Hobcraft, Wendy Sigle-Rushton, March 2005
    Paper No' CASE 095: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Intergenerational and Life-Course Transmission of Social Exclusion in the 1970 British Cohort Study
    Wendy Sigle-Rushton, February 2004
    Paper No' CASE 078: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)