University of California,
North Hall 2042
Leonard Broom Professor of Demography & Distinguished Professor of Economics, UCSB
Associate Director, Broom Center for Demography
American Economic Association Distinguished Fellow
Research Fellow, IZA
"Gender Economics and the Meaning of Discrimination" forthcoming in American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings, May 2022. pdf
“Can Positive Feedback Encourage Female and Minority Undergraduates into Economics?” (with Kelly Bedard and Jacqueline Dodd), American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings, May 2021, 111(5): 128-132. pdf
“Vulnerable Boys: Short-term and Long-term Gender Differences in the Impacts of Adolescent Disadvantage” (with Ziteng Lei), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, October 2020, 178: 416-439. pdf IZA Discussion Paper 12944, February 2020.
“Educational Gender Gaps,” Southern Economic Journal, October 2020, 87(2): 416-439. pdf
"Women in the economics profession: Challenges and opportunities along the pipeline,” Introduction to Women in Economics, CEPR Press, 2020. url
"Women in Economics: Stalled Progress" (with Jenna Stearns), Journal of Economic Perspectives, Winter 2019, 33(1): 3-22. pdf
“Gender Gaps in the Effects of Childhood Family Environment: Do They Persist into Adulthood?” (with Anne Ardila Brenøe), European Economic Review, October 2018. 109: 42-62 (IZA Discussion Paper 10313).
“Lifting the Burden: State Care of the Elderly and the Labor Supply of Adult Children” (with Katrine Løken and Julie Riise), Journal of Human Resources, Winter 2017, 52(1): 247-271. pdf
“Family Inequality: Diverging Patterns in Marriage, Cohabitation, and Childbearing” (with Robert Pollak and Jenna Stearns), Journal of Economic Perspectives, Spring 2016, 30(2): 79-102. pdf
“Tiger Parenting and American Inequality: An Essay on Chua and Rubenfeld’s The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America,” Journal of Economic Literature, December 2015, 53(4): 945-960. pdf
“The College Type: Personality and Educational Inequality,” Journal of Labor Economics, July 2013, 31(3): 421-442. pdf
“Your Place or Mine? On the Location Decisions of Married Couples” (with Katrine Løken and Kjell Erik Lommerud), Demography, February 2013, 50(1): 285-310. pdf
“Father Absence and the Gender Gap in College Graduation,” IZA Discussion Paper 10814, May 2017.
“Educational Inequality and the Returns to Skill,” IZA Discussion Paper 7595, August 2013.
Economics 250D: Graduate Population Economics
Economics 196A: Senior Honors Seminar