Inequality Workshop provides an opportunity for faculty and
students doing research on stratification, inequality, and
social demography, broadly construed, to develop and present
work in progress.
We meet on Thursdays 12:30pm - 1:50pm in the
Memorial Room, NYU Sociology Department.
Organizers: Paula England and Florencia Torche
2-12 Chantal Hailey “ The
Influence of Adolescent Neighborhood Occupational
Structure on Adult Occupational Choice"
2-26 Peter Rich " Intergenerational dynamics
of white residential mobility"
4-2 Fangqi Wen “ Male
Marriageability and Local Marriage Market Outcomes:
Exploiting Economic Globalization as a Natural Experiment” 4-16 Monica
Caudillo " Assessing
the Impact of Community Violence on Marriage and Fertility:
The Case of Mexico”
Thompson “Selectivity and Mobility: Examining the Role of
Postsecondary Education in the Transmission of Status Across a
Generation" Fall 2014:
Sept. 11th. Abby Weitzman "It's a girl... The
distinct impacts of sons and daughters on parents' health and
(This is a practice job talk, no paper will
Sept. 25th. Jonathan Bearak. "Men's earnings distribution
and marriage: For which men does marriage increase earnings?"
(This is a practice job talk, no paper will be
Oct. 9th. Eman Abdelhadi. " Beyond the
exception: Religiosity and employment among Muslim and
non-Muslim women in the United States"
Oct. 23rd. Jacob Faber. " Cashing in on
distress: The expansion of predatory financial
institutions during the Great Recession"
Nov. 6th. Mike Hout. " The social
recession: Americans' perceptions of class and the economy
Nov 20th. Madhavi Cherian. " Three
shades of poverty: Identifying and dividing the poor in
Dec. 4th. Erez Marantz. " Ethnic
community density and the gender gap in labor force
participation of immigrants"
Spring 2014 Schedule
Spring 2013 Schedule
2/11: Dohoon Lee (note this meeting will be 12:00 noon - 1:30pm)
The Great Recession, Genetic
Sensitivity, and Harsh Parenting
2/25: Ernesto Amaral and Christopher Weiss
An Evaluation of
the Impact of the Educational Conditions of Brazil’s Bolsa
Família Program, 2005
3/11: Peter Rich and Jennifer Jennings
Responding to Failure:
Accountability, Selection, and Student Mobility in Chicago
3/25: Jon Gordon
State Practices and Violence in Colombia
4/8: Michael Chavez Reilly
and Opportunity in Work-Based Learning
4/22: Florencia Torche and Uri Shwed
War exposure and birth
outcomes in Israel.
Fall 2012 Schedule
Are growing homicide rates affecting
educational outcomes in Mexico?
10/1: Chris Weiss and Emma Garcia
Engagement and Academic Performance in Mexico: Evidence and
Puzzles from PISA
10/29: Dohoon Lee CANCELLED DUE TO STORM.
The Great Recession, Genetic
Sensitivity, and Harsh Parenting.
11/12: Jacob Faber
In Forclosure's Wake: The
Great Recession's Effect on Racial Segregation.
11/26: Abigail Weitzman
The Daughter Tax? The Sex of
Offspring and Maternal Consequences in Twenty-Eight
12/10: Jonathan Bearak
Barriers to marriage. What drives
the relationship between marriage and earnings