Natasha V. Pilkauskas
Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center.
Assistant Professor, Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.
Ph.D., Social Welfare Policy, Columbia University
Research Interests: Dr. Pilkauskas' broad research interest is the health, development, and wellbeing of low-income families. She examines the effects of material hardship, unemployment, poverty, and public policy on families and children, focusing on the role of private support networks - particularly grandparents - in helping families make ends meet.
Pilkauskas, Natasha V., and Katherine Michelmore. 2019. "The Effect of the Earned Income Tax Credit on Housing and Living Arrangements." Demography, 56(4): 1303-1326.
Bruns, Angela, and Natasha V. Pilkauskas. 2019. "Multiple Job Holding and Mental Health among Low-Income Mothers." Women's Health Issues, 29(3): 205-212.
Pilkauskas, Natasha V., and Christina Cross. 2018. "Beyond the Nuclear Family: Trends in Children Living in Shared Households." Demography, 55(6): 2283-2297.
Pilkauskas, Natasha V., Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, and Jane Waldfogel. 2018. "Maternal employment stability in early childhood: Links with child behavior and cognitive skills." Developmental Psychology, 54(3): 410-427.
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