Maya Rossin-Slater

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Maya Rossin-Slater, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Health Policy
  • Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
  • Associate Professor, Economics (by courtesy)

Encina Commons,
615 Crothers Way Room 184,
Stanford, CA 94305-6006


Maya Rossin-Slater is an Associate Professor of Health Policy at Stanford University School of Medicine. She is also a Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic and Policy Research (SIEPR), a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and a Research Fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA). She received her PhD in Economics from Columbia University in 2013, and was an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara from 2013 to 2017, prior to coming to Stanford. Rossin-Slater’s research includes work in health, public, and labor economics. She focuses on issues in maternal and child well-being, family structure and behavior, and policies targeting disadvantaged populations in the United States and other developed countries.

In The News

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The Real Benefits of Paid Family Leave

Paid family leave is not a “silver bullet” for advancing gender equity in the workplace, says Maya Rossin-Slater, but it is beneficial for family health and well-being outcomes, particularly infant and maternal health and overall financial stability.
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