Research & Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

» Brady, D. & Parolin, Z. (Conditional Acceptance). “Increasing Deep and Extreme Poverty in the U.S., 1993-2016.” Demography.

»  Cantillon, B., Parolin, Z. & Collado, D. (Forthcoming). “A Glass Ceiling on Poverty Reduction? An Empirical Investigation into the Structural Constraints on Minimum Income Protections.” Journal of European Social Policy.

»  Parolin, Z. (2019). “Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and the Black-White Child Poverty Gap in the United States.” Socio-Economic Review.

»  Parolin, Z. & Luigjes, C. (2019). “Incentive to Retrench? Investigating the Interactions of State and Federal Social Assistance Programs after Welfare Reform.” Social Service Review.

»  Parolin, Z. (2019). “The Effect of Benefit Underreporting on Estimates of Poverty in the United States.” Social Indicators Research.

»  Parolin, Z. & Brady, D. (2019). “Extreme Child Poverty and the Role of Social Policy in the United States.” Journal of Poverty & Social Justice. (Recipient of FISS Best Paper Prize 2018.)

»  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.

Book Reviews

»  Parolin, Z. (2019). “The Fiscalization of Social Policy: How Taxpayers Trumped Children in the Fight Against Child Poverty” by Joshua T McCabe. Social Forces.

Working Papers

»  Parolin, Z. (2019) “Automation and Occupational Wage Trends: What Role for Unions and Collective Bargaining?” OECD Working Papers. (OECD Future of Work Fellowship)

»  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.

Book Chapters

»  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.

In Progress

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

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)