ROBERT A. POLLAK

Curriculum Vitae

pollak@wustl.edu
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)

"Family Bargaining and Taxes: A Prolegomenon to the Analysis of Joint Taxation," January, 2005. Forthcoming in Taxation and the Family, CESifo Economic Studies, MIT Press. (pdf file)

"Bargaining Power in Marriage: Earning, Wage Rates and Household Production," NBER Working Paper 11239, March 2005. (pdf file)

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

"Bargaining Around the Hearth," 2007. 16 Yale Law Journal. Pocket Part 414 (April 16, 2007),

"Family Decision-Making" (joint with Shelly Lundberg), The New Palgrave, Dictionary of Economics, 2nd Edition, 2008. (pdf file)

"Efficiency in Family Bargaining: Living Arrangements and Caregiving Decisions of Adult Children and Disabled Elderly Parents," (joint with Liliana Pezzin and Barbara Schone), CESifo Economic Studies, March 2007. (pdf file)

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

"Parental Marital Disruption, Family Type, and Transfers to Disabled Elderly Parents," (joint with Liliana Pezzin and Barbara Schone), Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences. November 2008. (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)



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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