Ph.D., University of Chicago
M.A., University of Chicago
B.A., Brown University
International Development, Assistant Professor
Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1039
All Publications (View all Porter’s publications on Google Scholar sorted by year)
Porter, M. 2017. “Spousal Bargaining Over Care for Elderly Parents in China: Imbalances in Sex Ratios Influence the Allocation of Support” Journal of Development Studies 53(4): 514-529.
Porter, M., and A. Adams. 2016. “For Love or Reward? Characterising Preferences for Giving to Parents in an Experimental Setting” Economic Journal 126(598): 2424-2445. DOI: 10.1111/ecoj.12248
Porter, M. 2016. “Effects of Microcredit and Other Loans on Female Empowerment in Bangladesh: The Borrower’s Gender Influences Intra-Household Resource Allocation” Agricultural Economics 47: 235-245. DOI: 10.1111/agec.12225
Porter, M. 2016. “How Do Sex Ratios in China Influence Marriage Decisions and Intra-Household Resource Allocation?” Review of Economics of the Household, 14(2): 337-371. DOI 10.1007/s11150-014-9262-9
Porter, M. 2010. “Health, Longevity, and the Role of the Family in China.” Journal of Population Ageing 3-4: 103-109.
Porter, M. 2010. “Marriage and The Elderly in China” in Aging Asia: The Economic and Social Implications of Rapid Demographic Change in China, Japan, and Korea, edited by K. Eggleston and S. Tuljapurkar, Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press.
King, E. M., S. Klasen, and M. Porter. 2009. “Women and Development.” in Global Crises, Global Solutions, edited by B. Lomborg, 2nd edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.