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Zax, Jeffrey S Professor


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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.


  • 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


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

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