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Grant, Monica J. (2015). "The Demographic Promise of Expanded Female Education: Trends in the timing of First Birth in Malawi". Population and Development Review 41 (3), 409-438.
Grant, Monica J. and Sara Yeatman. 2014. “The Impact of Family Transitions on Child Fostering in Rural Malawi.” Demography, 51(1),277-285.
Mensch, Barbara S., Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Christine Kelly, Paul C. Hewett and Monica J. Grant. 2014. “Challenges in measuring the sequencing of life events among adolescents in Malawi: A cautionary note.” Demography. 51(1), 277-285
Soler-Hampesjek, Erica, Monica J. Grant, Barbara S. Mensch, Paul C. Hewett and Johanna Rankin. 2013 “The Effect of School Status and Academic Skills on the Reporting of Sexual Behavior: Evidence from a Longitudinal Study in Rural Malawi.” Journal of Adolescent Health. 53(2): 228-234. PMC3752995
Grant, Monica J., Cynthia B. Lloyd and Barbara S. Mensch. 2013. "Menstruation and School Absenteeism in Rural Malawi." Comparative Education Review 57(2).
Grant, Monica J., and Sara Yeatman. 2012. "The Relationship between Orphanhood and Child Fostering in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1990s-2000s." Population Studies. 66(3).
Grant, Monica J. 2012. "Girls' Schooling and the Perceived Threat of Adolescent Sexual Activity in Rural Malawi." Culture, Health and Sexuality 14(1): 73-86.
Grant, Monica J. and Jere R. Behrman. 2010. "Gender Gaps in Educational Attainment in Less Developed Countries." Population and Development Review 36(1): 71-89.
Research Interest Statement:
Grant's current research focuses on gender inequalities in early life course transitions--primarily in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, with a focus on how increasing educational attainment and the HIV/AIDS epidemic influence other domains of life during the transition to adulthood.