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Zax, Jeffrey S Professor

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Research Areas research areas

Research

research overview

  • Prof. Zax has four current research interests. The first is the analysis of inequality in urban China. The second is the economic contents and implications of surnames. The third is in the analysis of the relationships between IQ, high school performance and personal experience and adult outcomes. The fourth is in inequality in the United States, especially as addressed through comparable worth policies and exhibited through residential segregation.

keywords

  • regional inequality in China, housing and inequality in urban China, the effects of cognitive skills, the economic content of surnames, appearance and high school performance on adult outcomes, comparable worth policies, residential segregation

Publications

selected publications

Teaching

courses taught

  • ECON 4231 Applied Economic Analysis and Public Policy (Spring 2019)
  • ECON 4626 The Economics of Inequality and Discrimination (Spring 2019)
  • ECON 4909 Independent Study (Spring 2019)
  • ECON 4939 Internship/Seminar (Spring 2019)
  • ECON 8909 Independent Study (Spring 2019)
  • ECON 8999 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2019)
  • ECON 4909 Independent Study (Fall 2018)
  • ECON 8909 Independent Study (Fall 2018)
  • ECON 8999 Doctoral Dissertation (Fall 2018)
  • ECON 4939 Internship/Seminar (Summer 2018)
  • ECON 4231 Applied Economic Analysis and Public Policy (Spring 2018)
  • ECON 4626 The Economics of Inequality and Discrimination (Spring 2018)
  • ECON 4909 Independent Study (Spring 2018)
  • ECON 4939 Internship/Seminar (Spring 2018)
  • ECON 8909 Independent Study (Spring 2018)
  • ECON 8999 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2018)

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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