Judith K. Hellerstein, Professor, received her PhD from Harvard University in 1994 and joined the Maryland faculty in 1996. She is also a faculty associate of the Maryland Population Research Center and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. The focus of much of her research is labor market outcomes across gender, race, and ethnicity.

Publications include: "Do Labor Markets Have an Important Spatial Dimension?"Journal of Urban Economics(forthcoming); "Business Cycles and Divorce: Evidence from Microdata",Economics Letters,2013; "Neighbors and Co-Workers: The Importance of Residential Labor Market Networks,"Journal of Labor Economics, 2011; "Dads and Daughters: The Changing Impact of Fathers on Women's Occupational Choices,"Journal of Human Resources,2011; Workplace Segregation in the United States: Race, Ethnicity, and Skill"Review of Economics and Statistics, 2008; "Spatial Mismatch or Racial Mismatch?"Journal of Urban Economics,2008.

Areas of Interest

  • Labor market outcomes across race, gender, and ethnicity


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Harvard University, 1994
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
ECON326 Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis Spring 2023
ECON470 Labor Economics: Theory and Evidence Fall 2021

Related Students (Listed by Student on Student's Profile)

  • Sebastian Montano Correa
  • Catalina Morales Lema
  • John Soriano
Judith Hellerstein
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Department of Economics
hellerst [at] umd.edu
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