The Political Origins of Health Inequality: Political Parties and Infant Mortality (Russell Sage Foundation)
Research Professor, Population Studies Center.
Coordinator, Economic Demography, Population Studies Center.
Faculty Associate, Survey Research Center.
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.
Geronimus, Arline T., John Bound, and Annie Eun Young Ro. 2014. "Residential mobility across local areas in the United States and the geographic distribution of the healthy population." Demography, 51: 777-809. PMCID: PMC4129513. DOI. Abstract.
Rodriguez, Javier, John Bound, and Arline T. Geronimus. 2014. "Authors' response: Politicization with Misrepresentation: On De-trending in Time Series Analysis." International Journal of Epidemiology, 43(4): 1343-1344. PMCID: PMC4121564. DOI.
Rodriguez, Javier, John Bound, and Arline T. Geronimus. 2014. "Rejoinder: Time Series Analysis and US Infant Mortality: De-trending the Empirical from the Polemical in Political Epidemiology." International Journal of Epidemiology, 43(3): 831-834. PMCID: PMC4052136. DOI.
Geronimus, Arline T., John Bound, and Cynthia Colen. 2011. "Excess black mortality in the United States and in select black or white high-poverty areas, 1980-2000." American Journal of Public Health, 101(4): 720-729. PMCID: PMC3052342. DOI. Abstract.
Bound, John, Michael Lovenheim, and Sarah Turner. 2010. "Why Have College Completion Rates Declined? An Analysis of Changing Student Preparation and Collegiate Resources." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2: 129-57. PMCID: PMC3140225. DOI. Abstract.
Bound, John, Brad Hershbein, and Bridget Terry Long. 2009. "Playing the Admissions Game: Student Reactions to Increasing College Competition." Journal of Economic Perspectives, 23(4): 119-146. PMCID: PMC3046867. DOI. Abstract.