Julia Schwenkenberg

Associate Professor

julia.schwenkenberg [at] rutgers [dot] edu

Curriculum Vitae [PDF]

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Current Research

Dynamic Interactions in Human Capital Development - Parents, Places and the Persistence of Inequality

Book Reviews

Review of Lindsey, Brink; Teles, Steven M., The Captured Economy: How the Powerful Enrich Themselves, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality. H-Socialisms, H-Net Reviews. March, 2019. [LINK]

Review of Reeves, Richard, Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class Is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That Is a Problem, and What to Do about It. H-Socialisms, H-Net Reviews. November, 2017. [LINK]


Selection into Occupations and the Intergenerational Mobility of Daughters and Sons, in (ed.) Gender in the Labor Market (Research in Labor Economics, Volume 42) Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.261 - 306 [LINK]

Occupations and the Evolution of Gender Differences in Intergenerational Socioeconomic Mobility, Economics Letters, 2014 [LINK]

Income Distribution and the Occupational Choices of Entrepreneurs, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2013 [LINK]

(with James VanderHoff) Why do Charter Schools Fail? - An Analysis of Charter School Survival in New Jersey, Contemporary Economic Policy, 2014 [LINK]

(with Douglas Coate) Survival Function Estimates for Senior Tour Golfers, Journal of Sports Economics, 2013 [LINK]

Working Papers

The Black-White Income Mobility Gap and Investment in Children's Human Capital [PDF]

Parental Aspirations and Social Effects [PDF]

(with William Easterly and Ariell Reshef) The Power of Exports, Policy Research Working Paper Series 5081, The World Bank, 2009 [PDF]


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