Hi, I’m Zach.
My research focuses on the measurement, causes, and consequences of poverty and social inequality across the United States and European Union.
Post-Doctoral Researcher, Columbia University (Center on Poverty & Social Policy)
Past: University of Antwerp (PhD, Socio-Economics), University of Oxford (MSc, Comparative Social Policy), University of Missouri (Bachelor of Journalism)
- Comparative social policy (U.S., European Union)
- Family policy and child poverty
- Tax & benefits microsimulation
- “Automation, Occupational Wages, and the Moderating Role of Labor Market Institutions”
- at ESPANet (Vilnius, Lithuania: September 2018)
- at “What Drives Inequality?” Workshop (Luxembourg: October 2018)
- at Symposium on the Socio-Economic Impacts of Technological Change (Rome, Italy: November 2018)
- at OECD (Paris, November 2018)
- at Labor Market Liberalization after the Lehman Crisis (Tokyo, Japan: December 2018)
- Parolin, Z. (2019). “The Effect of Benefit Underreporting on Estimates of Poverty in the United States.” Social Indicators Research.
- Laird, J., Parolin, Z., Waldfogel, J. & Wimer, C. (2018).”Poor State, Rich State: Understanding the Variability of Poverty Rates Across U.S. States.” Sociological Science.
- Parolin, Z. & Filauro, S. (2018). “Unequal Unions? A Comparative Decomposition of Income Inequality in the European Union & United States.” Journal of European Social Policy.