|Born||Kingston, Ontario, Canada|
|Field||labour economics, family economics, health economics|
|Alma mater||University of Toronto, Princeton University|
|Information at IDEAS/RePEc|
Janet Currie is a Canadian economist. She is the Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs and Director of the Center for Health and Well-Being at Princeton University. She is the editor in chief of the Journal of Economic Literature and on the editorial board of the Quarterly Journal of Economics, and has also served several other journals in an editorial capacity including the Journal of Health Economics, the Journal of Labor Economics, and the Journal of Public Economics. Her research focuses on the health and well-being of children. She is considered an expert on the topic of Head Start program.
She is a fellow of the Econometric Society, a member of the Institute of Medicine, a fellow and incoming president of the Society of Labor Economist. She was vice-president of the American Economic Association. She has also served as a consultant for the National Health Interview Survey and the National Longitudinal Surveys and on the advisory board of the National Children’s Study. She is an affiliate of IZA in Bonn.
- Children with Disabilities, The Future of Children, v 22 #1, Princeton-Brookings, Washington D.C. Spring 2012, edited with Robert Kahn.
- The Invisible Safety Net: Protecting the Nation’s Poor Children and Families, Princeton University Press, Spring 2006.
- Welfare and the Well-Being of Children, Fundamentals of Pure and Applied Economics #59, Harwood Academic Publishers, Chur Switzerland, 1995.
- Janet M. Currie – Biography
- Journal of Economic Literature
- Promising Practices biography of Janet Currie
- Fellows of the Econometric Society
- Fellows of the Society of Labor Economists
- "Project MUSE - The Future of Children-Volume 22, Number 1, Spring 2012". Muse.jhu.edu. Retrieved 2014-01-05.
- "Currie, J.M.: The Invisible Safety Net: Protecting the Nation's Poor Children and Families. (eBook and Paper)". Press.princeton.edu. 2013-11-25. Retrieved 2014-01-05.
- "Welfare and the Wellbeing of Children". RAND. 2013-12-19. Retrieved 2014-01-05.
- Rose Kernochan, "Five Minutes with... Janet Currie", Columbia College Today, November/December 2008
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