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Deirdre Bloome

Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center.

Faculty Associate, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research.

Assistant Professor, Sociology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.

Ph.D., Harvard

Dr. Bloome's research uses demographic and statistical techniques to analyze how patterns of social stratification are produced and reproduced in the US. Her current research interests include the relationships among economic inequality, mobility, and insecurity, the evolution of racial inequality in income and family structure, and statistical methods for characterizing population heterogeneity.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Bloome, Deirdre, and C. Muller. 2015. "Tenancy and African American Marriage in the Postbellum South." Demography, 52(5): 1409-1430. PMCID: PMC4607663. DOI. Abstract.

Bloome, Deirdre. 2015. "Income Inequality and Intergenerational Income Mobility in the United States." Social Forces, 93(3): 1047-1080. PMCID: PMC4569595. DOI. Abstract.

Bloome, Deirdre. 2014. "Racial Inequality Trends and the Intergenerational Persistence of Income and Family Structure." American Sociological Review, 79(6): 1196-1225. PMCID: PMCID4598060. DOI. Abstract.

Western, Bruce, Deirdre Bloome, Benjamin Sosnaud, and Laura Tach. 2012. "Economic Insecurity and Social Stratification." Annual Review of Sociology, 38: 341-359. DOI. Abstract.

Bloome, Deirdre, and Bruce Western. 2011. "Cohort Change and Racial Differences in Educational and Income Mobility." Social Forces, 90(2): 375-395. DOI. Abstract.

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