Saul D. Hoffman

Saul D. Hoffman is Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Delaware and Visiting Professor of Economics at the University of Colorado-Denver.

With co-author Susan Averett (Lafayette College), he is the author of Women and the Economy:  Family, Work, and Pay, a wonderful textbook for undergraduate courses on Women and the Economy or Economics of the Family.  A new and improved third edition was published by Palgrave MacMillan in December, 2015.

He is also the co-editor, along with Susan Averett and Laura Argys, of the newest contribution to the Oxford Handbooks in Economics series, the Oxford Handbook of Women and the Economy, published in May, 2018.  It is a terrific volume, with 33 chapters from outstanding scholars, young and old, in the field.

With UD colleague Larry Seidman, he is the author of Helping Working Families: The Earned Income Tax Credit, published by the Upjohn Institute Press, 2003.  He is also the author of By the Numbers: The Public Costs of Teen Childbearing, published by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy in 2006, and co-editor with Rebecca Maynard of Kids Having Kids, Revised Edition, published by the Urban Institute in 2008.

He has published extensively on a wide range of policy issues, including teen childbearing, the safety net, the gender earnings gap, and the minimum wage.

He is a regular contributor to the OP-ED page of the News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware) and on a wide range of economic topics.  Those articles can be seen here.

For a recent CV, click here.