Michelle Rendallis an Associate Professor of Economics at Monash University. Prior to joining Monash University, Michelle was an Assistant Professor at the University of Zurich and the University of Oslo. She obtained her PhD from the University of Texas at Austin. Her research in labor and macroeconomics focuses on human capital and gender issues. She has published in the Economic Journal, European Economic Review, International Economic Review, Review of Economic Dynamics and World Development. Her research has been cited in the Business Insider and Bloomberg. In July 2014 she received the ZUNIV “Fonds zur Förderung des akademischen Nachwuchses” research grant.