Reuben Gronau

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Reuben Gronau
Born 1937 (age 77–78)
Nationality Israeli
Institution Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Field Economic sociology
Labour economics
Alma mater Columbia University
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Influences Jacob Mincer, Gary Becker
Awards Mincer Prize (2008)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Reuben Gronau (born 1937) is an Israeli American economist, notable for his contributions to labour economics and economic sociology, in particular the Gronau model of time allocation and home production.[1]

Gronau received his Ph.D. in 1967 from Columbia University, under supervision of Jacob Mincer and Gary Becker, with a thesis on transport economics.[2]


  1. ^ Gronau, Reuben (1977). "Leisure, Home Production, and Work—the Theory of the Allocation of Time Revisited". Journal of Political Economy 85 (6): 1099–1123. doi:10.1086/260629. JSTOR 1837419.  edit
  2. ^ Gronau, Reuben (1970). "The Effect of Traveling Time on the Demand for Passenger Transportation". Journal of Political Economy 78 (2): 377–394. doi:10.1086/259635. JSTOR 1830696.  edit

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