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Elizabeth Eve Bruch

Research Associate Professor, Population Studies Center.

Associate Professor, Sociology.

Associate Professor, Complex systems.

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Dr. Bruch's work combines statistical models of individuals' choice behaviors with formal modeling approaches that capture the implications of those behaviors for aggregate social patterns. She has developed "cognitively plausible" statistical models of neighborhood and mate choice, and is applying models from behavioral ecology to understand how individuals adapt their mate seeking strategies to particular romantic markets.

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Journal Articles

Bruch, Elizabeth Eve, and Fred Feinberg. Forthcoming. "Decision-Making Processes in Social Contexts." Annual Review of Sociology. NIHMSID: NIHMS876840. DOI. Abstract.

Bruch, Elizabeth Eve, Fred Feinberg, and Kee Yeun Lee. 2016. "Extracting multistage screening rules from online dating activity data." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113(38): 10530-10535. PMCID: PMC5035909. DOI. Abstract.

Bruch, Elizabeth Eve, and Jon Atwell. 2015. "Agent-Based Models in Empirical Social Research." Sociological Methods and Research, 44(2): 186-221. PMCID: PMC4430112. DOI. Abstract.

Bruch, Elizabeth Eve. 2014. "How Population Structure Shapes Neighborhood Segregation." American Journal of Sociology, 119(5): 1221-1278. PMCID: PMC4084600. DOI. Abstract.

Bruch, Elizabeth Eve, and Robert Mare. 2012. "Methodological issues in the analysis of residential preferences, residential mobility, and neighborhood change." Sociological Methodology, 42(1): 103-154. PMCID: PMC3591474. DOI. Abstract.

Chapters

Bruch, Elizabeth Eve, R.A. Hammond, and P.M. Todd. Forthcoming. "Coevolution of Decision-Making and Social Environments." In Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Interdisciplinary, Searchable, and Linkable Resource. Wiley. DOI. Abstract.

PSC Reports

Bruch, Elizabeth Eve, and Robert Denis Mare. 2011. "Methodological Issues in the Analysis of Residential Preferences and Residential Mobility." PSC Research Report No. 11-725. 1 2011. Abstract. PDF.

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Anne Clark, Michael Fang, Jeffrey Lockhart, Lydia Wileden.