Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Population Research Discovery Seminars

Childhood neighborhood disadvantage and adult social and economic well-being: Evidence from sibling and cousin fixed effects using the NLSY

Steven Alvarado, Department of Sociology, Cornell University

12:30-1:30 PM PT
121 Raitt Hall

Abstract Forthcoming

Steven Alvarado is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Cornell University. His research focuses on questions regarding inequality on various levels including race and ethnicity, education, neighborhoods, health, immigration, and criminal justice contact in the U.S. He relies on mostly restricted nationally representative longitudinal data and quantitative methods. His work has been published in Social Forces, Social Science Research, Race and Social Problems, and the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. He received his BA in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley and his PhD in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. In addition, he has been a fellow of the National Science Foundation and the Institute for Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education.