Dr. Jennifer Morse on Marriage, Family and Economics


Join us for a discussion of marriage and children with Dr. Jennifer Morse, head of the Ruth Institute.

Dr. Jennifer Morse is one of the nation’s foremost economists.   She is also the Senior Research Fellow in Economics at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty.

Author of Smart Sex: Finding Life-long Love in a Hook-up World, (2005) and Love and Economics: Why the Laissez-Faire Family Doesn’t Work (2001), recently reissued in paperback, as Love and Economics: It Takes a Family to Raise a Village.

Dr. Morse served as a Research Fellow for Stanford University’s Hoover Institution from 1997-2005. She received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Rochester in 1980 and spent a postdoctoral year at the University of Chicago during 1979-80. She taught economics at Yale University and George Mason University for 15 years. She was John M. Olin visiting scholar at the Cornell Law School in fall 1993. She is a regular contributor to the National Review Online, National Catholic Register, Town Hall, MercatorNet and To the Source.

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