Research & Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

»  Filauro, S. & Parolin, Z.* (2018). “Unequal Unions? A Comparative Decomposition of Income Inequality in the European Union & United States.” Journal of European Social Policy.

»  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.

»  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. & Wiseman, M. (2017). “Restoring the Entrails of Welfare Reform.” Poverty & Public Policy.

Working Papers, Book Chapters & Reports

»  Parolin, Z. (2018). “Race, Social Assistance & Child Poverty across the 50 United States.” CSB Working Paper, No. 18-04.

»  Parolin, Z. & Luigjes, C. (2018). “Incentive to Retrench? Institutional Moral Hazard among Federal & State Social Assistance Programs after Welfare Reform.” CSB Working Paper, No. 18-02.

»  Parolin, Z. (2017). “Applying Augmented Survey Data to Produce More Accurate, Precise, and Internationally Comparable Estimates of Poverty within the 50 United States.” CSB Working Paper, No. 17-09.

»  Parolin, Z. (2016). “The Sum of Its Parts? Assessing Variation and Trends in Family Income Support Across the 48 Contiguous United States.” CSB Working Paper, No. 16-05.

»  Cantillon, B., Marchal, S., & Parolin, Z. (forthcoming). “Minimum Income Protections in the United States and European Union.” In Choices and Change in European and American Welfare State Reform, edited by Joseph Cordes and Christian Toft. Oxford University Press.

Under Review or In Progress

»  Parolin, Z. “Automation, Occupational Wages, and the Moderating Role of Labor Market Institutions: What the Recent Past Portends for the Future of Work.” — OECD Future of Work Fellowship

»  Daiger Von Gleichen, R. & Parolin, Z. “Varieties of Liberalism? Family Policy Packages & Poverty Outcomes Across the 50 United States.”  — University of Oxford Barnett Prize for Best Paper 2018

»  Parolin, Z. & Brady, D. “Rethinking the Prevalence & Determinants of Extreme Child Poverty in the United States.”  — FISS Best Paper Prize 2018

»  Parolin, Z. “Race, Welfare, and the Prevalence of Child Poverty among the 50 United States.”

»  Parolin, Z. “The Effect of Benefit Underreporting on Estimates of Poverty in the United States.”

» Parolin, Z. & Brady, D. “The Evolution of Social Welfare Transfers Across U.S. States, and the Consequences for the Income Distribution.”

»  Parolin, Z. & Luigjes, C. “Incentive to Retrench? Institutional Moral Hazard Among Federal & Subnational Social Assistance Programs in the United States.”

»  Cantillon, B., Parolin, Z. & Collado, D. “Working Harder to Stand Still: A Longitudinal Analysis of the Determinants of Minimum Income Packages.”

Conference Presentations

»  “Automation, Occupational Wages, and the Moderating Role of Labor Market Institutions” at ESPANet (Vilnius, Lithuania: September 2018)

»  “Rethinking the Prevalence & Determinants of Extreme Child Poverty in the United States” at the American Sociological Association (Philadelphia: August 2018)

»  “Race, Social Assistance, and the Prevalence of Child Poverty in the United States” at the International Sociological Association (Toronto: July 2018)

»  “Rethinking the Prevalence & Determinants of Extreme Child Poverty in the United States” at the Foundation for International Studies of Social Security (FISS) Conference (Sigtuna, Sweden: June 2018)

»  “Working Harder to Stand Still: A Longitudinal Analysis of the Determinants of Minimum Income Packages.” at ESPANet (Lisbon: September 2017)

»  “Race, Welfare, and the Risk of Child Poverty among the 48 Contiguous United States: Evidence from the Great Recession” at the American Sociological Association (Montreal: July 2017)

»  “Applying Augmented Survey Data to Produce More Accurate, Precise, and Internationally Comparable Estimates of Poverty within the 50 United States” at the Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) Users’ Conference (Luxembourg: April 2017)

»  “Reducing Child Poverty in the Great Recession: A Fuzzy-Set QCA Assessment of the Effectiveness of Family Policy Packages” at the Foundation for International Studies of Social Security (FISS) Conference (Sigtuna, Sweden: June 2016)

»  “Restoring the Entrails of Welfare Reform” (with Michael Wiseman) at Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) Research Conference (Miami, Florida: November 2015)

Invited Presentations

»  “Varieties of Liberalism? Family Policy Packages & Poverty Outcomes Across the 50 United States” with Rosa Daiger Von Gleichen at the University of Oxford (Oxford: May, 2018)

»  “Digital Transformation and Future of Work” at Fundació Rafael Campalans & Foundation for European Progressive Studies (Barcelona: May, 2018)

»  “Rethinking the Prevalence & Determinants of Extreme Child Poverty in the United States” at Columbia University (New York City: February, 2018)

»  “Incentive to Retrench? Institutional Moral Hazard Among Federal & Subnational Social Assistance Programs in the United States” at the University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam: November, 2017)

»  “Working Harder to Stand Still: A Longitudinal Analysis of the Determinants of Minimum Income Packages.” at University of Luxembourg (Luxembourg: October, 2017)

Seminar Presentations

»  “Incentive to Retrench? Institutional Moral Hazard Among Federal & Subnational Social Assistance Programs in the United States” at the Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy Lunch Seminar Series; November 2017, in Antwerp, Belgium.

»  “Shifting State of U.S. Family Income Protections” at the Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy Lunch Seminar Series; October 21, 2016, in Antwerp, Belgium.

»  “Reducing Child Poverty in the Great Recession: A Fuzzy-Set QCA Assessment of the Effectiveness of Family Policy Packages” at the Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy Lunch Seminar Series; March 23, 2016, in Antwerp, Belgium.