Curriculum Vitae
Selected Papers

"Gary Becker's Contribution to Family and Household Economics, Review of Economics of the Household. Jan./April 2003.(pdf file)

"Efficiency in Marriage" (joint with Shelly Lundberg), Review of Economics of the Household, September 2003. (pdf file)

"An Intergenerational Model of Domestic Violence," Journal of Population Economics. June 2004.(pdf file)

"Family Structure and Children's Educational Outcomes: Blended Families, Stylized Facts, and Descriptive Regressions" (joint with Donna K. Ginther), Demography. November 2004. (pdf file)

"Why are Power Couples Increasingly Concentrated in Large Metropolitan Areas?" (joint with Janice Compton), Journal of Labor Economics 2007. (pdf file)

"The American Family and Family Economics," (joint with Shelly Lundberg) Journal of Economic Perspectives Spring 2007. (pdf file)

"Long-Term Care of the Disabled Elderly: Do Children Increase Caregiving by Spouses?" (joint with Liliana Pezzin and Barbara Schone) Review of Economics of the Household, May 2009.(pdf file)

"Complex Families and Late-life Outcomes Among Elderly Persons: Disability, Institutionalization, and Longevity" (joint with Liliana Pezzin and Barbara Schone) Journal of Marriage and Family, October 2013.(pdf file)

" Family Proximity, Childcare, and Women’s Labor Force Attachment,”(joint with Janice Compton) , Journal of Urban Economics, January 2014.(pdf file)

"Cohabitation and the Uneven Retreat from Marriage in the U.S., 1950-2010,” (joint with Shelly Lundberg) NBER Working Paper 19413, September 2013. In Human Capital in History: The American Record, edited by Leah P. Boustan, Carola Frydman, and Robert A. Margo, University of Chicago Press, Forthcoming.(pdf file)

"Bargaining Power, Parental Caregiving, and Intergenerational Coresidence,”(joint with Liliana Pezzin and Barbara Schone) , Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, Forthcoming.(pdf file)

"Proximity and Coresidence of Adult Children to their Parents: Description and Correlates," (joint with Janice Compton) IZA Discussion Paper no. 7431, May 2013 , Annals of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming.(pdf file)

"Allocating Household Time: When Does Efficiency Imply Specialization?" NBER Working Paper 19178, June 2013 (pdf file)

Pollak was the co-chair of The MacArthur Family Network

Pollak is a Research Fellow with the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and the CESifo Research Network

Pollak is a Research Associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research, Program on Labor Studies

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