Research

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles




Manuscripts in Submission

Schmitz, Lauren and Dalton Conley. (2016). The Impact of Late-Career Job Loss and Genotype on Body Mass Index. NBER Working Paper #22348. Under review.

Schmitz, Lauren and Dalton Conley. (2016). The Effect of Vietnam-Era Conscription and Genetic Potential for Educational Attainment on Schooling Outcomes. Under review.

Ware, Erin B., Lauren Schmitz, Jessica Faul, Jennifer A. Smith, Colter Mitchell, Wei Zhao, David Weir, and Sharon L.R. Kardia. (2016). Establishing Best Practices: Generating Polygenic Scores in a Population-Representative Cohort.

McCluney, Courtney, Lauren Schmitz, Margaret T. Hicken, and Amanda Sonnega. (2016). Working While Black: Perceptions of Work Experiences and Resulting Implications for Health.

Manuscripts in Preparation for Review

Schmitz, Lauren and David Weir. (2016). Does School Quality Moderate Genetic Propensity for Educational Attainment and Subsequent Returns to Education?

Schmitz, Lauren. (2016). Explaining Gender-Cohort Differences in the Genetic Influence on Smoking Behavior.

Schmitz, Lauren, Courtney McCluney, Margaret T. Hicken, and Amanda Sonnega. (2016). Measuring Demands in the Workplace: A Comparison of Expert Ratings with Self-Reports.

Book Chapters

Schmitz, Lauren. (2013). Do Cultural Tax Districts Buttress Revenue Growth for Arts Organizations? In M. Rushton, ed., Creative Communities: Art Works in Economic Development. Washington: Brookings Institution Press, pp. 80-96.

Allegretto, Sylvia, Nari Rhee, Joelle Saad-Lessler, and Lauren Schmitz. (2011). California Workers' Retirement Prospects. In N. Rhee, ed., Meeting California's Retirement Security Challenge. Berkeley, California: UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education, pp. 21-41.

Milberg, William and Lauren Schmitz. (2011). The Business of Macro Imbalances: Gluts in Savings, Money and Profits. In P. Arestis,ed., Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Economic Policy: Essays in Honour of Malcolm Sawyer. London: Palgrave, pp.72-95.

Book Reviews

Schmitz, Lauren. (2015). Rev. of Closing the Deficit: How Much Will Later Retirement Help? Edited by Gary Burtless and Henry J. Aaron. Forthcoming in the Eastern Economic Journal.

Policy Briefs

Ghilarducci, Teresa, Robert Hiltonsmith, and Lauren Schmitz. (2012). State Guaranteed Retirement Accounts: A Low Cost, Secure Solution to America’s Retirement Crisis. New York City: Demos.

Ghilarducci, Teresa, Joelle-Saad Lessler, and Lauren Schmitz. (2012). Are New Yorkers Ready for Retirement? Trends in Plan Sponsorship, Participation, and Preparedness. New York: New York City Comptroller’s Office Budget and Policy Bureau.

Schmitz, Lauren. (2012). How Policymakers and State Pension Funds Can Help Prevent the Coming Retirement Income Crisis. In the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) Series, Proceedings of the 64th Annual Meeting. January 5-7, 2012, Chicago, Illinois. Champaign: Labor and Employment Relations Association, pp. 132-143.