Publications

  *Replication materials for published work available on request.

Rising Inequality in Mothers' Employment Statuses: The Role of Intergenerational Transmission. 2021. Demography 58 (4): 1223-1248.

   *Early WP version circulated in 2018 as Intergenerational Transmission and the 21st Century Rise in Skilled Mothers' Labor Supply.

Is There a Male Breadwinner Norm? The Hazards of Inferring Preferences from Marriage Market Outcomes, with David Lam. Journal of Human Resources, forthcoming.

The Declining Labor Market Prospects of Less-Educated Men, with John Bound. 2019. Journal of Economic Perspectives 33 (2): 163-190.

A Modern History of Fiscal Prudence and Profligacy, with Paolo Mauro, Rafael Romeu and Asad Zaman. 2015. Journal of Monetary Economics 76: 55-70. 

Works in Progress

The Effect of Declining Marriage Prospects on Young Men's Labor-Force Participation Rate.

   *Longer JMP version, with wider scope and more results, available here.

When Sarah Meets Lawrence: The Effect of Coeducation on Women's College Major Choices, with Avery Calkins, Dana Shaat and Brenden Timpe.

Returns to Family Background in the Marriage Market: New Estimates from Intergenerational Tax Data, with Caroline Walker, Jonathan Eggleston and Marta Murray-Close.