Hi, I’m Zach.
I investigate the measurement, causes, and consequences of poverty and social inequality across the United States and European Union.
Current: University of Antwerp, Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy (Researcher, Doctoral Student)
Past: 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)
- “Race, Social Assistance, and the Prevalence of Child Poverty in the United States” at the International Sociological Association (Toronto: July 2018)
- Filauro, S. & Parolin, Z.* (Forthcoming). “Unequal Unions? A Comparative Decomposition of Income Inequality in the European Union & United States.” Journal of European Social Policy.
- Oliver, K. & Parolin, Z. (2018). “Assessing the policy and practice impact of an international policy initiative: the State of the World’s Midwifery 2014.” BMC Health Services Research.
- Parolin, Z. (2018). “Race, Social Assistance & the Risk of Child Poverty across the 50 United States.” CSB Working Paper, No. 18-04.