1. Introduction (D.E. Marcotte, V. Wilcox-Gok). 2. Gender differences in mental disorders in the U.S National Comorbidity Survey (R.C. Kessler). 3. Early onset depression and high school dropout (V. Wilcox-Gok, D.E. Marcotte, F. Farahati, C. Borkoski). 4. Gender differences in the labor market effects of serious mental illness (P.K. Alexandre, J.Y. Fede, M. Mullings). 5. Mental illness and labour market outcomes: employment and earnings (N. Westergaard-Nielsen, E. Agerbo, T. Eriksson, P.B. Mortensen). 6. Mental health and employment transitions (C.R. Gresenz, R. Sturm). 7. Gender-specific patterns of employment and employment transitions for persons with schizophrenia: Evidence from the Schizophrenia Care and Assessment Program (D. Salkever, E. Slade, M. Karakus). 8. The role of gender in a company-wide effort to expand and destigmatize mental health treatment (A.T. Lo Sasso, R.C. Lindrooth, I.Z. Lurie). 9. Getting men and women workers who are receiving depression-related short-term disability benefits back to work: Where do we begin? (C.S. Dewa, J.S. Hoch, P. Goering). 10. Insurance status of depressed low-income women (A. Roberts).