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Mon, March 13, 2017, noon:
Rachel Best

Fabian T. Pfeffer

Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center.

Research Assistant Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research.

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Social Stratification and social mobility; sociology of education; comparative sociology; labor market and welfare state research; quantitative methods

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Journal Articles

Killewald, Alexandra Achen, and Fabian T. Pfeffer. Forthcoming. "Wealth Inequality and Accumulation." Annual Review of Sociology. DOI.

Pfeffer, Fabian T., and Jamie Griffin. 2017. "Determinants of Wealth Fluctuation: Changes in Hard-To-Measure Economic Variables in a Panel Study." methods, data, analyses, 11(1): 87-108. DOI. Abstract.

Pfeffer, Fabian T., Robert F. Schoeni, A. Kennickell, and P. Andreski. 2016. "Measuring wealth and wealth inequality: Comparing two US surveys." Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 41(2): 103-120. NIHMSID: NIHMS830119. DOI. Abstract.

Pfeffer, Fabian T., and Florian Hertel. 2015. "How has educational expansion shaped social mobility trends in the United States?" Social Forces, 94(1): 143-180. PMCID: PMC4543307. DOI. Abstract.

Pfeffer, Fabian T. 2015. "Equality and quality in education. A comparative study of 19 countries." Social Science Research, 51: 350-368. PMCID: PMC4359749. DOI. Abstract.

Brand, Jennie, Fabian T. Pfeffer, and Sara Goldrick-Rab. 2014. "The Community College Effect Revisited: The Importance of Attending to Heterogeneity and Complex Counterfactuals." Sociological Science, 1: 448-465. PMCID: PMC437596. DOI. Abstract.

Pfeffer, Fabian T. 2014. "Multigenerational approaches to social mobility. A multifaceted research agenda." Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 35: 1-12. PMCID: PMC4175437. DOI. Abstract.

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