Research

For a full list of publications, working papers, and more, please see my CV. 

Select List of Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

»  Parolin, Z., Giupponi, G., Collyer, S. & Lee, E. (Forthcoming). “Consumption Responses to an Unconditional Child Allowance in the United States.” Nature Human Behaviour.

»  Parolin, Z., Desmond, M., & Wimer, C. (2023). "Inequality Below the Poverty Line Since 1967: The Role of the U.S. Welfare State." American Sociological Review.

»  Parolin, Z., Ananat, E., Collyer, S., Curran, M., & Wimer, C. (2023). “The Effects of the Monthly and Lump-Sum Child Tax Credit Payments on Food and Housing Hardship.” AEA Papers and Proceedings.

»  Parolin, Z., Matsudaira, J., Waldfogel, J., & Wimer, C. (2022). “Exposure to Childhood Poverty and Racial Differences in Economic Opportunity in Young Adulthood.” Demography.

»  Parolin, Z., Curran, M., Matsudaira, J., Waldfogel, J., & Wimer, C. (2022). “Estimating Monthly Poverty Rates in the United States.Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.

»  Parolin, Z. & VanHeuvelen, T. (2022). “The Cumulative Advantage of a Unionized Career for Lifetime Earnings.ILR Review.

»  Parolin, Z. & Lee, E. (2022). “Economic Precarity among Single Parents in the United States during the COVID-19 Pandemic.” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

»  Parolin, Z. and Gornick, J. (2021). “Pathways toward Inclusive Income Growth: A Comparative Decomposition of National Growth Profiles.” American Sociological Review.

»  Parolin, Z. and Lee, E. (2021). “Large Socio-Economic, Geographic, and Demographic Disparities Exist in Exposure to School Closures.Nature Human Behaviour.

» Parolin, Z. (2021). “Decomposing the Decline of Cash Assistance in the United States.Demography.

» Lee, E. & Parolin, Z. (2021). “The Care Burden During COVID-19: A National Database of Child Care Closures in the United States.Socius.

» Parolin, Z. (2021). “Income Support Policies and the Rise of Student and Family Homelessness.The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

» Brady, D. & Parolin, Z. (2020). “The Levels and Trends of Deep and Extreme Poverty in the U.S., 1993-2016.Demography.

» Parolin, Z. (2020) “Automation, Occupational Earnings Trends, and the Moderating Role of Organized Labor.Social Forces.

» Wimer, C., Parolin, Z., Fox, L., Fenton, A., & Jencks, C. (2020.) “The Direct Effect of Taxes & Transfers on Changes in the U.S. Income Distribution, 1967-2015.” Demography.

» Van Lancker, W. & Parolin, Z. (2020). "COVID-19, school closures, and child poverty: a social crisis in the making." The Lancet Public Health.

»  Parolin, Z. (2019). “Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and the Black-White Child Poverty Gap in the United States.” Socio-Economic Review.

»  Parolin, Z. (2019). "The Effect of Benefit Underreporting on Estimates of Poverty in the United States." Social Indicators Research.

Select Working Papers

»  Ananat, E., Glasner, B., Hamilton, C., & Parolin, Z. (2022). “Effects of the Expanded Child Tax Credit on Employment Outcomes: Evidence from Real-World Data from April to December 2021.” National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Working Paper Series, No. 29823. https://doi.org/10.3386/w29823

»  Parolin, Z., Ananat, E., Collyer, S. M., Curran, M., & Wimer, C. (2021). “The Initial Effects of the Expanded Child Tax Credit on Material Hardship.” National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Working Paper Series, No. 29285. https://www.nber.org/papers/w29285

»  Parolin, Z., Curran, M. and Wimer, C. (2020). “The CARES Act and Poverty in the COVID-19 Crisis: Promises and Pitfalls of the Recovery Rebates and Expanded Unemployment Benefits.” Poverty and Social Policy Brief. Center on Poverty and Social Policy, Columbia University. Vol. 4, no. 8.

»  Parolin, Z. (2020). “Organized labor and the employment trajectories of workers in routine jobs: Evidence from US panel data.Brookings Institution.