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 (25)

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: 11 Oct 2021
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
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Racial Inequality, Earnings Inequality, Racial Earnings Gap, Mass Incarceration, Labor Force Participation, Wage Structure

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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

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: 10 May 2021
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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Prejudice and the Economics of Discrimination

NBER Working Paper No. w13661
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 01 May 2021
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: 19 Feb 2021
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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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: 07 Oct 2021
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, Wellesley College, Brookings Institution, RAND Corporation, 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 Discrimination: Fundamental Challenges and Recent Progress

NBER Working Paper No. w17156
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 19 May 2021
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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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: 27 Jun 2021
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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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: 07 May 2021
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

NBER Working Paper No. w25027
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2021
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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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 Oct 2021
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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Marital Sorting and Parental Wealth

NBER Working Paper No. w16748
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
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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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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Employment, Wages and Voter Turnout

NBER Working Paper No. w17270
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2021
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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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: 19 Jul 2021
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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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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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 2021
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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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

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Hours Flexibility and Retirement

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 251-267, April 2007
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Mar 2007
Kerwin Kofi Charles, Philip DeCicca and Philip DeCicca
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and McMaster University - Department of EconomicsBall State--Department of Economics
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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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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 2021
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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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

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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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