I am a family demographer. In my research, I analyze the relationships between the economics of households and family change. My latest works focus on the outsourcing of domestic work among households. In these studies, I analyzed how the outsourcing of domestic work affects women's fertility and labor force participation; and how it is being affected by social policies. My current work focuses also on the relationships between ideational change (e.g. changes in gender role attitudes and changes in preferences for leisure) and between second demographic transition behaviors. In my research, I apply state-of-the-art quantitative methods. My latest publications include:
Raz-Yurovich, L. and Marx, I. 2019. Outsourcing Housework and Highly Skilled Women’s Labor Force Participation – An Analysis of a Policy Intervention. European Sociological Review. https://doi.org/10.1093/esr/jcz001
Okun, B.S. and Raz-Yurovich, L. 2019. Housework, gender role attitudes, and couples' fertility intentions: Reconsidering men's roles in gender theories of family change. Population and Development Review, 45(1), 169-196.
Raz-Yurovich, L. and Marx, I. 2018. What does state subsidized outsourcing of domestic work do for women’s employment? The Belgian Service Voucher Scheme. Journal of European Social Policy, 28(2), 104-115.
Raz-Yurovich, L. 2016. Outsourcing of housework and the transition to a second birth in Germany. Population Research and Policy Review, 35(3): 401-417.