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Catherine Hakim

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Catherine Hakim

Dr. Catherine Hakim is Senior Research Fellow in the London School of Economics. Her publications include over 80 papers published in social science journals and books on labor market trends, women’s issues, social policy, and research methods. Her textbooks include Research Design (Routledge, 2000) and Key Issues in Women’s Work (Glasshouse Press, 2004). Recent monographs include Social Change and Innovation in the Labour Market (Oxford University Press, 1998), Work-Lifestyle Choices in the 21st Century: Preference Theory (Oxford University Press, 2000), and Models of the Family in Modern Societies: Ideals and Realities (Ashgate, 2003) which was translated into Spanish in 2006. Her current research interests focus on core values, attitudes, motivations, and central life-goals as the drivers of behavior in a variety of contexts—in particular for women’s preferences for work-life balance.