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 TypePhDDegree DetailsHarvard University, 1994
- Do Labor Market Networks Have an Important Spatial Dimension?, , Journal of Urban Economics 79, 39-58, January .
- Business Cycles and Divorce: Evidence from Microdata, , Economics Letters 118(1 ), 68-70, January .
- Perverse Reverse Price Competition: Average Wholesale Prices and Medicaid Pharmaceutical Spending, , Journal of Public Economics 108, 44-62, December .
- Employment Problems in Black Urban Labor Markets: Problems and Solutions, , The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Poverty, Philip N. Jefferson, Ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press), 164-202
- Booms, Busts, and Divorce, , The BE Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy 11(1 ), 1-28, August .
- Dads and Daughters: The Changing Impact of Fathers on Women’s Occupational Choices, , The Journal of Human Resources 46(2 ), 333-372, March .
- Neighbors and Coworkers: The Importance of Residential Labor Market Networks, , Journal of Labor Economics 29(4 ), 659-695, October .
- Spatial Mismatch, Immigrant Networks, and Hispanic Employment in the United States, , Annals of Economics and Statistics, 141-167
- Spatial Mismatch or Racial Mismatch?, , Journal of Urban Economics 64(2 ), 464-479, September .
- Workplace Segregation in the United States: Race, Ethnicity, and Skill, , Review of Economics and Statistics 90(3 ), 459-477, August .
- Ethnicity, Language, and Workplace Segregation: Evidence from a New Matched Employer-Employee Data Set, , Annals of Economics and Statistics, 19-78
- New Evidence on Sex Segregation and Sex Differences in Wages from Matched Employee-Employer Data, , Journal of Labor Economics 21(4 ), 887-922, October .
- Market Forces and Sex Discrimination, , The Journal of Human Resources 37(2 ), 353-380
- The 1990 Decennial Employer Employee Dataset, , US Census Center for Economic Studies, October .
- Imposing Moment Restrictions from Auxiliary Data by Weighting, , The Review of Economics and Statistics 81(1 ), 1-14, February .
- Sex, Wages, and Productivity: An Empirical Analysis of Israeli Firm-Level Data, , International Economic Review 40(1 ), 95-123, February .
- Wages, Productivity, and Worker Characteristics: Evidence from Plant‐Level Production Functions and Wage Equations, , Journal of Labor Economics 17(3 ), 409-446, July .
- Public Funds, Private Funds, and Medical Innovation: How Managed Care Affects Public Funds for Clinical Research, , American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 112-116, May .
- The Importance of the Physician in the Generic versus Trade-Name Prescription Decision, , The RAND Journal of Economics 29(1 ), 108-136
- Wage Discrimination, Segregation, and Sex Differences in Wages and Productivity Within and Between Plants, , Industrial Relations 37(2 ), 232-260, April .
- Are Earnings Profiles Steeper Than Productivity Profiles? Evidence from Israeli Firm-Level Data, , The Journal of Human Resources 30(1 ), 89-112
- Economic Impediments to the Development of New Antibiotic Drugs, , Office of Technology Assessment, US Congress, January .