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Bridget Hiedemann, PhD

Chair, Department of Economics
Professor, Department of Economics


Bridget Hiedemann teaches a variety of statistics courses as well as economics of gender and the family. Her scholarly work focuses primarily on decision making within families. Recent work on families' provision of formal and informal care for the elderly is forthcoming in The International Economic Review. From 2005-2007, she served as the Patricia Wismer Professor of Gender and Diversity Studies. In this role, she organized an interdisciplinary conference entitled "Intersections of Race and Gender: (Re) Imagining the Family." In her free time, Dr. Hiedemann enjoys tennis and open water swimming.

Courses Taught

  • Economics of the Family
  • Economics of Gender
  • Game Theory