2011  Gough, Margaret and Alexandra Killewald. "Unemployment in Families: The Case of Housework." Journal of Marriage and Family 73:1085-1100.

 Xie, Yu and Margaret Gough. "Ethnic Enclaves and the Earnings of Immigrants."Demography 48:1293-1315.

 2010  Killewald, Alexandra and Margaret Gough. "Money Isn't Everything: Wives' Earnings and Housework Time." Social Science Research 39:987-1003.
  • Dorothy S. Thomas Award for best graduate student paper on the interrelationships among social, economic and demographic variables, Population Association of America, 2010.
  • Katherine Luke Graduate Student Paper Award for best graduate student paper, Department of Sociology, University of Michigan, 2010.

Manuscripts Under Review

Gough, Margaret. "Does Birth Spacing Affect the Motherhood Penalty?" (Under Review)

Manuscripts in Progress

Gough, Margaret. "A Couple-Level Analysis of Unemployment, the Great Recession, and Health Behaviors." (Draft available by request.)

Gough, Margaret. "Parental Separation, Child Behavior Problems, and Academic Achievement: Evidence from ECLS-B and ECLS-K." 
Gough, Margaret. "How Do Unemployment and Recessions Affect Time in Food Preparation and Food Expenditures within the Family?"
Dorius, Cassandra and Margaret Gough. "The Long-Term Consequences of Having Children with More than One Man: Assessing Women's Wages, Depression, and Physical Health at Midlife."