Janet G. Stotsky Author of Evaluating Organization Development
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Janet G. Stotsky

Consultant

Janet Stotsky is a consultant on public policies and women and development. She is a retired senior staff of the International Monetary Fund, where she was a fiscal and macroeconomics expert, and led the IMF's first-ever project on gender budgeting. She also worked at the U.S. Treasury and taught at major U.S. research universities. She has a Ph.D. from Stanford University and a B.A. from Princeton University, both in economics.

Biography

Janet Stotsky worked for 24 years at the International Monetary Fund, where she held senior positions in the Fiscal Affairs, African, Western Hemisphere, Research, and Secretary's Departments, and in the Budget Office in the Managing Director's Office. She led missions to negotiate IMF lending programs and to provide technical assistance in fiscal policies, public financial management, and tax administration, and headed the fiscal transparency team. She led the IMF's first-ever project on using fiscal policies and public financial management to promote gender equality. She taught visiting public officials from a range of countries and served as an advisor on the editorial board of the IMF's publication, Finance & Development.  She also worked as a financial economist at the U.S. Department of the Treasury in the Office of Tax Policy, and taught at Rutgers and American Universities. Recently she has consulted with various international and private organizations.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Fiscal policy, women and development, and macroeconomics.

Personal Interests

    Nature, travel, music, and reading.

Books

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Articles

Finance & Development

Budgeting with Women in Mind: Why Using the Budget to Empower Women Makes Good Economic Sense


Published: Jun 01, 2007 by Finance & Development
Authors: Janet G. Stotsky
Subjects: Economics, Finance, Business & Industry, Gender & Intersectionality Studies

This paper provides the basic ideas that underlie the book and summarize the economic issues in compact form, with applications to developing countries.

Finance & Development

How Tax Systems Treat Men and Women Differently


Published: Mar 01, 1997 by Finance & Development
Authors: Janet G. Stotsky
Subjects: Economics, Finance, Business & Industry, Gender & Intersectionality Studies

This study examines how tax systems discriminate against women and discusses a number of measures countries across the world have taken to eliminate this discrimination.

Journal of Political Economy

The Effect of Rent Control on Housing Quality Change


Published: Dec 17, 1993 by Journal of Political Economy
Authors: Choon-Geol Moon and Janet G. Stotsky
Subjects: Economics, Finance, Business & Industry, Gender & Intersectionality Studies

This article uses longitudinal data analysis to examine how rent control in New York City affects the quality of the city's housing stock. It applies innovative methods to this analysis.

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