Kerwin Kofi Charles

University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy

1155 East 60th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

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Scholarly Papers (27)

Manufacturing Decline, Housing Booms, and Non-Employment

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 13-57
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Jun 2013
Kerwin Kofi Charles, Erik Hurst and Matthew Notowidigdo
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Housing Booms, Manufacturing Decline, and Labor Market Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w18949
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2023
Kerwin Kofi Charles, Erik Hurst and Matthew Notowidigdo
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Divergent Paths: A New Perspective on Earnings Differences between Black and White Men Since 1940

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-45, Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Jul 2018
Patrick J. Bayer and Kerwin Kofi Charles
Duke University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
Downloads 265 (206,245)
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Racial Inequality, Earnings Inequality, Racial Earnings Gap, Mass Incarceration, Labor Force Participation, Wage Structure

The Transformation of Manufacturing and the Decline in U.S. Employment

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-20
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 17 Apr 2018
Kerwin Kofi Charles, Erik Hurst and Mariel Schwartz
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago
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The Transformation of Manufacturing and the Decline in U.S. Employment

NBER Working Paper No. w24468
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 02 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 11 May 2023
Kerwin Kofi Charles, Erik Hurst and Mariel Schwartz
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago
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The Effects of Sexism on American Women: The Role of Norms vs. Discrimination

NBER Working Paper No. w24904
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2023
Kerwin Kofi Charles, Jonathan Guryan and Jessica Pan
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Northwestern University - Human Development and Social Policy (HDSP) Program and National University of Singapore (NUS)
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How the Growing Gap in Life Expectancy May Affect Retirement Benefits and Reforms

NBER Working Paper No. w23329
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2023
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Wellesley College, Brookings Institution, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Demography, Osprey Point Consulting, Lazard Asset Management, Brookings Institution, University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
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Studying Consumption with the Panel Study of Income Dynamics: Comparisons with the Consumer Expenditure Survey and an Application to the Intergenerational Transmission of Well-Being

FEDS Working Paper No. 2007-16
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Geng Li, Kerwin Kofi Charles, Sheldon Danziger and Robert F. Schoeni
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Russell Sage Foundation and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Survey Research Center
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Panel Study of Income Dynamics, Consumer Expenditure Survey, Intergenerational Consumption Correlation

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Prejudice and the Economics of Discrimination

NBER Working Paper No. w13661
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 01 May 2022
Kerwin Kofi Charles and Jonathan Guryan
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and Northwestern University - Human Development and Social Policy (HDSP) Program
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Leisure Luxuries and the Labor Supply of Young Men

NBER Working Paper No. w23552
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 04 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 10 May 2023
Mark Aguiar, Mark Bils, Kerwin Kofi Charles and Erik Hurst
Princeton University, University of Rochester - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Studying Discrimination: Fundamental Challenges and Recent Progress

NBER Working Paper No. w17156
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 19 May 2023
Kerwin Kofi Charles and Jonathan Guryan
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and Northwestern University - Human Development and Social Policy (HDSP) Program
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Studying Discrimination: Fundamental Challenges and Recent Progress

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 3, pp. 479-511, 2011
Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Kerwin Kofi Charles and Jonathan Guryan
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and Northwestern University - Human Development and Social Policy (HDSP) Program

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The Federal Effort to Desegregate Southern Hospitals and the Black-White Infant Mortality Gap

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13920
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 07 Dec 2020
D. Mark Anderson, Kerwin Kofi Charles and Daniel I. Rees
Montana State University - Bozeman - Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Colorado Denver
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Housing Booms and Busts, Labor Market Opportunities, and College Attendance

NBER Working Paper No. w21587
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2023
Kerwin Kofi Charles, Erik Hurst and Matthew Notowidigdo
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Public Health Efforts and the Decline in Urban Mortality: Reply to Cutler and Miller

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Jan 2019
D. Mark Anderson, Kerwin Kofi Charles and Daniel I. Rees
Montana State University - Bozeman - Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Colorado Denver
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Public Health, Mortality Transition

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Marital Sorting and Parental Wealth

NBER Working Paper No. w16748
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2023
Kerwin Kofi Charles, Erik Hurst and Alexandra Killewald
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard University
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Divergent Paths: Structural Change, Economic Rank, and the Evolution of Black-White Earnings Differences, 1940-2014

NBER Working Paper No. w22797
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 14 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2022
Patrick J. Bayer and Kerwin Kofi Charles
Duke University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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The Effect of Occupational Licensing on Consumer Welfare: Early Midwifery Laws and Maternal Mortality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10074
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
D. Mark Anderson, Ryan Brown, Kerwin Kofi Charles and Daniel I. Rees
University of Washington - Economics, University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Colorado Denver
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occupational licensing, midwives, maternal mortality, infant mortality

Water Purification Efforts and the Black-White Infant Mortality Gap, 1906-1938

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12783
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Nov 2019
D. Mark Anderson, Kerwin Kofi Charles, Daniel I. Rees and Tianyi Wang
Montana State University - Bozeman - Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Colorado at Denver and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics
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infant mortality, public health, black-white infant mortality gap

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Public Health Efforts and the Decline in Urban Mortality

NBER Working Paper No. w25027
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 21 May 2023
D. Mark Anderson, Kerwin Kofi Charles and Daniel I. Rees
Montana State University - Bozeman - Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Colorado Denver
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Do State Laws Affect the Age of Marriage? a Cautionary Tale About Avoidance Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w13667
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2022
Rebecca M. Blank, Kerwin Kofi Charles and James Sallee
U.S. Department of Commerce, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Public Health Efforts and the Decline in Urban Mortality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11773
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
D. Mark Anderson, Kerwin Kofi Charles and Daniel I. Rees
University of Washington - Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Colorado Denver
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public health, mortality, chlorination, filtration, pasteurization, sewage

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Was the First Public Health Campaign Successful? The Tuberculosis Movement and its Effect on Mortality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10590
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 11 Mar 2017
University of Washington - Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Central Bank of Chile and University of Colorado Denver
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tuberculosis, public health campaign, mortality

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Employment, Wages and Voter Turnout

NBER Working Paper No. w17270
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2023
Kerwin Kofi Charles and Melvin Stephens
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Safeguarding Consumers Through Minimum Quality Standards: Milk Inspections and Urban Mortality, 1880-1910

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15295
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 19 May 2022
Montana State University - Bozeman - Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago and Charles III University of Madrid
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milk inspections, infant mortality, waterborne mortality, urban mortality

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The Effect of Occupational Licensing on Consumer Welfare: Early Midwifery Laws and Maternal Mortality

NBER Working Paper No. w22456
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 12 May 2023
D. Mark Anderson, Ryan Brown, Kerwin Kofi Charles and Daniel I. Rees
Montana State University - Bozeman - Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics, University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Colorado Denver
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Was the First Public Health Campaign Successful? The Tuberculosis Movement and its Effect on Mortality

NBER Working Paper No. w23219
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 22 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2022
Montana State University - Bozeman - Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Central Bank of Chile and University of Colorado Denver
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Estimating the Effects of Milk Inspections on Infant and Child Mortality, 1880-1910

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14975
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 May 2022
Montana State University - Bozeman - Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago and Charles III University of Madrid
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mortality transition, milk inspections, infant mortality, child mortality, public health

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Public Health Efforts and the Decline in Urban Mortality: Reply to Cutler and Miller

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12077
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
D. Mark Anderson, Kerwin Kofi Charles and Daniel I. Rees
University of Washington - Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and University of Colorado Denver
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public health, mortality, chlorination, filtration, pasteurization, sewage

Civil Rights Protests and Election Outcomes: Exploring the Effects of the Poor People's Campaign

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16667
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 19 Dec 2023
Montana State University - Bozeman - Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Northwestern University, Charles III University of Madrid and Charles III University of Madrid - Department of Economics
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Poor People's Campaign, election outcomes, voting behavior, protests, race