|Born||9 November 1948|
|Institution||All Souls College, University of Oxford|
|Field||History of economics|
|Alma mater||Cornell University|
Jane Humphries (born 9 November 1948), is a Professor of Economic History and Fellow of All Souls College at the University of Oxford. Her research interest has been in economic growth and development and the industrial revolution. She is the former president of the Economic History Society and the current vice-president of the Economic History Association.
Her professional life began at University of Massachusetts Amherst, first as an assistant professor (1973–1979), then as an associate professor (1979–1980). She was university lecturer and then, later, a fellow at Newnham College, University of Cambridge (1980–1995). In 1993, during her period at Newnham College, Humphries was a visiting fellow at the Centre for Population and Development within Harvard University's School of Public Health.
Humphries returned to Newnham College as reader in economics and economic history in 1995, she then took up a post as reader in economic history and fellow at All Souls College, University of Oxford in 1998. She has been the professor of economic history at All Souls since 2004.
- Humphries, Jane (1995). Gender and economics. Aldershot, England: Brookfield, Vermont, USA Edward Elgar. ISBN 9781852788438.
- Humphries, Jane; Rubery, Jill (1995). The economics of equal opportunities. Manchester, England: Equal Opportunities Commission. ISBN 1870358473.
- Humphries, Jane; Robeyns, Ingrid; Agarwal, Bina (2005). Amartya Sen's work and ideas: a gender perspective. London New York: Routledge. ISBN 9780415373203.
- Humphries, Jane; Albelda, Randy P; Himmelweit, Susan (2005). Dilemmas of lone motherhood. London New York: Routledge. ISBN 9780415360180.
- Humphries, Jane (2010). Childhood and child labour in the British Industrial Revolution. Cambridge, UK New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521847568.
- Humphries, Jane; Floud, Roderick; Johnson, Paul (2014). Cambridge economic history of modern Britain: 1870 to the present. (second ed.). Cambridge New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781107686731.
Chapters in books
- Humphries, Jane; McNay, Kirsty (2009), "Death and gender in Victorian England", in Kanbur, Ravi; Basu, Kaushik, Arguments for a better world: essays in honor of Amartya Sen | Volume II: Society, institutions and development, Oxford New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 259–279, ISBN 9780199239979.
- Humphries, Jane; Rubery, Jill (December 1984). "The reconstruction of the supply side of the labour market: the relative autonomy of social reproduction". Cambridge Journal of Economics (Oxford Journals) 8 (4): 331–346.
- Humphries, Jane (March 1990). "Enclosures, common rights and women: the proletarianization of families in late eighteenth and early nineteenth century Britain". The Journal of Economic History (Cambridge Journals) 50 (1): 17–42. doi:10.1017/S0022050700035701.
- Humphries, Jane; Horrell, Sara; Weale, Martin (August 1994). "An input-output table for 1841". The Economic History Review (Wiley) 47 (3): 545–566. doi:10.1111/j.1468-0289.1994.tb01390.x.
- Humphries, Jane; Horrell, Sara; Voth, Hans-Joachim (July 2001). "Destined for deprivation: human capital formation and intergenerational poverty in nineteenth-century England". Explorations in Economic History (Elsevier) 38 (3): 339–365. doi:10.1006/exeh.2000.0765.
- Humphries, Jane (July 2001). "Child labor: lessons from the historical experience of today's industrial economies". The World Bank Economic Review (Oxford Journals) 17 (2): 175–196. doi:10.1093/wber/lhg016.
- Humphries, Jane; Robeyns, Ingrid; Agarwal, Bina (2003). "Exploring the challenges of Amartya Sen's work and ideas: an introduction". Feminist Economics, special issue on the work of Amartya Sen (Taylor and Francis) 9 (2–3): 3–12. doi:10.1080/1354570032000099039.
- Humphries, Jane; Robeyns, Ingrid; Agarwal, Bina (2003). "Continuing the conversation". Feminist Economics, special issue on the work of Amartya Sen (Taylor and Francis) 9 (2–3): 319–332. doi:10.1080/1354570032000089788.
- "Humphries, Jane, 1948–". Library of Congress. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
data sheet (b. 11-9-48)
- "Jane Humphries". Faculty of History, Oxford University. Retrieved January 2011.
- "Professor Jane Humphries elected President of the Economic History Society". All Souls College, Oxford University. Retrieved January 2011.
- "2013–2014 EHA Officers and Board of Trustees". Economic History Association. Retrieved 15 April 2014.
- "Editorial Board – Associate Editors". Wiley. Retrieved 15 April 2014.
- "Editorial Board". Taylor and Francis. Retrieved 15 April 2014.
- Profile: Jane Humphries Faculty of History, University of Oxford
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