Research Interests: Poverty and Inequality; Intergenerational Mobility; Education
Current Research: Intergenerational mobility; Effects of Education Policies on Student Outcomes
Representative Recent Papers:
"The Intergenerational Effects of Worker Displacement” (with Philip Oreopoulos and Ann Huff Stevens), Journal of Labor Economics, July 2008, 26(3): 455-000.
“Poverty in America: Trends and Explanations” (with Hilary Hoynes and Ann Huff Stevens), Journal of Economic Perspectives, Winter 2006, 20(1): 47-68.
Teaching Interests: Labor economics, public economics, inequality.
Professional Affiliations: American Economic Association, Joint Center for Poverty Research, National Bureau of Economic Research, Society of Labor Economists.