Refereed Journal Articles
Liu, Zuyun, Leung, Diana, Thrush, Kyra, Zhao, Wei, Ratliff, Scott, Tanaka, Toshiko, Schmitz, Lauren L., Smith, Jennifer A., Ferrucci, Luigi, Levine, Morgan E. (2020). Underlying features of epigenetic clocks in vivo and in vitro. Aging Cell, e13229.
Schmitz, Lauren L., Arianna M. Gard, and Erin B. Ware. (2019). Examining sex differences in pleiotropic effects for depression and smoking using polygenic and gene-region aggregation techniques. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 180B: 448-468.
Schmitz, Lauren L.., Courtney McCluney, Margaret T. Hicken, and Amanda Sonnega. (2019). Interpreting subjective and objective measures ofjob resources: The importance of sociodemographic context. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 16(17): 3058
McCluney, Courtney, Lauren L. Schmitz*, Margaret T. Hicken, and Amanda Sonnega. (2018). Structural racism in the workplace: Does perception matter for health inequalities? Social Science and Medicine, 199: 106-114. *Joint first author with Dr. McCluney.
Schmitz, Lauren L. and Dalton Conley. (2017). The effect of Vietnam-Era conscription and genetic potential for educational attainment on schooling outcomes. Economics of Education Review, 61: 85-97. NBER Working Paper #22393.
Schmitz, Lauren L. and Dalton Conley. (2017). Modeling gene-environment interactions with quasi-natural experiments. Journal of Personality, 85(1): 10-21.
Schmitz, Lauren L. (2016). Do working conditions at older ages shape the health gradient? Journal of Health Economics, 50: 183-197.
Schmitz, Lauren L. and Dalton Conley. (2015). The long-term effects of Vietnam-Era conscription and genotype on smoking behavior and health. Behavior Genetics, 46(1): 43-58. NBER Working Paper #21348.
Schmitz, L.L. and D. Weir. Genetic and environmental influences on schooling and lifetime earnings: Evidence from the U.S. High School Movement
Harrati, A., and L.L. Schmitz. The interaction of health, genetics, and occupational demands in SSDI determinations. NBER-RDRC working paper.
Work in Progress
Schmitz, L.L., J. Goodwin, D. Conley, T. Johnson. Response of locus of control and perceived control to a consequential chance event: Revisiting the draft lottery’s effects on two key constructs.
Beauchamp, J. Lee, J., McGue, M., and L.L. Schmitz. Do genes and family environment interact? Evidence from Korean Adoptees.
Alemu, R., P. Turley, D. Cesarini, D. Benjamin., & Schmitz, L.L. Effects of cigarette taxation on smoking-related DNA methylation patterns.
Bruns, A., L.L. Schmitz, and M.T. Hicken. Racial inequalities in poor birth outcomes: Clarifying the role of precarious work.
Schmitz, Lauren L., Courtney McCluney, Margaret T. Hicken, and Amanda Sonnega. (2019). Policy Levers May Improve Older Workers’ Perceptions of their Psychosocial Work Environment. Generations, 43(3).
Saad-Lessler, Joelle, Teresa Ghilarducci, and Lauren L. Schmitz. (2012). Are New Yorkers ready for retirement? Trends in plan sponsorship, participation,and preparedness. NY: New York City Comptroller’s Office Budget and Policy Bureau.
Ghilarducci, Teresa, Robert Hiltonsmith, and Lauren L. Schmitz. (2012). State guaranteed retirement accounts: A low cost, secure solution to America’s retirement crisis. NY: Demos.
Allegretto, Sylvia A., Nari Rhee, Joelle Saad-Lessler, and Lauren L. Schmitz. (2011). California workers' retirement prospects. In Nari Rhee, ed., Meeting California's Retirement Security Challenge. Berkeley, CA: UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education, pp. 21-41.
Book Chapters and Reviews
Schmitz, Lauren L. (2018). Review of Closing the Deficit: How Much Will Later Retirement Help? Edited by Gary Burtless and Henry J. Aaron. Eastern Economic Journal, 44(2): 332-334. 10.1057/eej.2014.55
Schmitz, Lauren L. (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.
Milberg, William and Lauren L. 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.