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Mon, Oct 24 at noon:
Academic innovation & the global public research university, James Hilton

John Bound

Research Professor, Population Studies Center.

Coordinator, Economic Demography, Population Studies Center.

Faculty Associate, Survey Research Center.

Professor, Economics.

Ph.D., Harvard University

Dr. Bound studies economic, demographic, and policy influences on the labor force participation and health status of older people in the United States. His recent research has also included studies on racial differences in earnings, employment, and health and changes in the returns to higher education. His teaching centers on econometrics and labor economics.

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Journal Articles

Ro, Annie Eun Young, Arline T. Geronimus, John Bound, Derek Griffith, and Gilbert Gee. 2016. "Educational gradients in five Asian immigrant populations: Do country of origin, duration and generational status moderate the education-health relationship?" Preventive Medicine Reports, 4: 338-343. DOI. Abstract.

Bound, John, Arline T. Geronimus, Javier Rodriguez, and Timothy A. Waidmann. 2015. "Measuring Recent Apparent Declines In Longevity: The Role Of Increasing Educational Attainment." Health Affairs, 34(12): 2167-2173. PMCID: PMC4783133. DOI. Abstract.

Bound, John, Murat Demirci, Gaurav Khanna, and Sarah E. Turner. 2015. "Finishing degrees and finding jobs: US higher education and the flow of foreign it workers." Innovation Policy and the Economy, 15(1): 27-72. DOI. Abstract.

Rodriguez, Javier, Arline T. Geronimus, John Bound, and Danny Dorling. 2015. "Black lives matter: Differential mortality and the racial composition of the U.S. electorate, 1970–2004." Social Science and Medicine, 136-137: 190-192. PMCID: PMC4465208. DOI. Abstract.

Bound, John, Breno Braga, Joseph Golden, and Gaurav Khanna. 2015. "Recruitment of Foreigners in the Market for Computer Scientists in the United States." Journal of Labor Economics, 33(S1): S187-S223. PMCID: PMC4860810. DOI. Abstract.

Ro, Annie Eun Young, Arline T. Geronimus, John Bound, Derek Griffith, and Gilbert Gee. 2015. "Cohort and Duration Patterns Among Asian Immigrants: Comparing Trends in Obesity and Self-Rated Health." Biodemography and Social Biology, 61(1): 65-80. PMCID: PMC4670030. DOI. Abstract.

Bound, John, Stephan Lindner, and Timothy A. Waidmann. 2014. "Reconciling Findings on the Employment Effects of Disability Insurance." IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 3(11). PMCID: PMC4859314. DOI. Abstract.

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Current PSC Trainees:

Ariel Binder, Connor Cole, Amelia Hawkins, Bryan Stuart, Benjamin Thompson, Brenden Timpe, Michael Zabek.