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Anna Bernstein is a Research Associate at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, with the Center on the Economics of Reproductive Health. Anna works on projects related to abortion, contraception, and access to reproductive health services, examining how those topics intersect with economic issues. Anna brings to the Center a background in public health, with a focus on reproductive health. Prior to joining IWPR, Anna worked at the research group Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH) at UCSF, as part of a team studying the effects of domestic abortion restrictions. She also previously held positions with Planned Parenthood Global and the Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health section of the San Francisco Department of Public Health. Anna received her Master of Public Health degree, concentrating on Maternal and Child Health, from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and her B.A. in International Relations from Tufts

Serving the Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs of Community College Students: Promising Practices to Promote Student Success

Sexual and reproductive health and well-being plays a central role in the lives of young adults. The report describes existing gaps in service provision and highlights a range of practices that can be replicated and scaled up to expand access for community college students.

Improving Success in Higher Education through Increased Access to Reproductive Health Services

Pregnancy and childbearing have implications for a number of economic and social outcomes, including educational attainment (Sonfield et al. 2013). Yet young people are often left without the knowledge and tools to make informed reproductive health decisions. The majority of adolescents and young adults are sexually active but many hold incorrect or limited information about how to effectively avoid unintended pregnancies.

By |2020-07-26T02:09:02+00:00January 31, 2020|Center on the Economics of Reproductive Health, Student Parent Success Initiative|Comments Off on Improving Success in Higher Education through Increased Access to Reproductive Health Services

Reproductive Health and Community College Students: Building Momentum toward Holistic Approaches to Student Success

by Tessa Holtzman, Anna Bernstein, and Lindsey Reichlin Cruse On [...]

The Economic Effects of Contraceptive Access: A Review of the Evidence

Deciding whether and when to have a child is central to a woman’s economic well-being. It has implications for continuing education and joining the workforce, which can affect other long-term economic outcomes. As threats to abortion access increase and widen existing disparities, it is crucial to examine the range of economic effects that can result from this changing landscape.

By |2020-08-10T02:47:08+00:00September 26, 2019|Center on the Economics of Reproductive Health, Report|Comments Off on The Economic Effects of Contraceptive Access: A Review of the Evidence

The Economic Effects of Contraceptive Access: A Review of the Evidence (Fact Sheet)

Deciding whether and when to have a child is central to a woman’s economic well-being. It has implications for continuing education and joining the workforce, which can affect other long-term economic outcomes. As threats to abortion access increase and widen existing disparities, it is crucial to examine the range of economic effects that can result from this changing landscape.

By |2020-08-10T02:47:06+00:00September 26, 2019|Center on the Economics of Reproductive Health, Fact Sheet|Comments Off on The Economic Effects of Contraceptive Access: A Review of the Evidence (Fact Sheet)

The Economic Effects of Abortion Access: A Review of the Evidence

Deciding whether and when to have a child is central to a woman’s economic well-being. It has implications for continuing education and joining the workforce, which can affect other long-term economic outcomes. As threats to abortion access increase and widen existing disparities, it is crucial to examine the range of economic effects that can result from this changing landscape.

By |2020-08-10T02:49:45+00:00July 18, 2019|Center on the Economics of Reproductive Health, Fact Sheet|Comments Off on The Economic Effects of Abortion Access: A Review of the Evidence

The Economic Effects of Abortion Access: A Review of the Evidence (Fact Sheet)

Deciding whether and when to have a child is central to a woman’s economic well-being. It has implications for continuing education and joining the workforce, which can affect other long-term economic outcomes. As threats to abortion access increase and widen existing disparities, it is crucial to examine the range of economic effects that can result from this changing landscape.

By |2020-08-10T02:49:48+00:00July 18, 2019|Center on the Economics of Reproductive Health, Fact Sheet|Comments Off on The Economic Effects of Abortion Access: A Review of the Evidence (Fact Sheet)