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April 2013Manufacturing Decline, Housing Booms, and Non-Employment
with Erik Hurst, Matthew J. Notowidigdo: w18949
August 2011Employment, Wages and Voter Turnout
with Melvin Stephens Jr.: w17270

Published: Kerwin Kofi Charles & Melvin Stephens Jr., 2013. "Employment, Wages, and Voter Turnout," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 5(4), pages 111-43, October. citation courtesy of

June 2011Studying Discrimination: Fundamental Challenges and Recent Progress
with Jonathan Guryan: w17156

Published: Kerwin Kofi Charles & Jonathan Guryan, 2011. "Studying Discrimination: Fundamental Challenges and Recent Progress," Annual Review of Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 3(1), pages 479-511, 09. citation courtesy of

January 2011Marital Sorting and Parental Wealth
with Erik Hurst, Alexandra Killewald: w16748

Published: Demography February 2013, Volume 50, Issue 1, pp 51-70 Marital Sorting and Parental Wealth Kerwin Kofi Charles, Erik Hurst, Alexandra Killewald

December 2007Prejudice and The Economics of Discrimination
with Jonathan Guryan: w13661

Published: Kerwin Kofi Charles & Jonathan Guryan, 2008. "Prejudice and Wages: An Empirical Assessment of Becker's The Economics of Discrimination," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 116(5), pages 773-809, October.

Do State Laws Affect the Age of Marriage? A Cautionary Tale About Avoidance Behavior
with Rebecca M. Blank, James M. Sallee: w13667

Published: 2 “A Cautionary Tale About the Use of Administrative Data: Eviden ce from Age of Marriage Laws” (with Rebecca M. Blank and Kerwin Kofi Charles), American Economic Journal: Applied Microeconomics, 1(2), April 2009, pp. 128 - 149.

September 2007Conspicuous Consumption and Race
with Erik Hurst, Nikolai Roussanov: w13392

Published: Kerwin Kofi Charles & Erik Hurst & Nikolai Roussanov, 2009. "Conspicuous Consumption and Race," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 124(2), pages 425-467, May. citation courtesy of

July 2006The Level and Composition of Consumption Over the Business Cycle: The Role of "Quasi-Fixed" Expenditures
with Melvin Stephens, Jr.: w12388

Published: Blank, Danziger, Schoeni (eds.) Working and the Poor: How Economic and Policy Changes are Affecting Low Wage Workers. Russell Sage, 2006.

November 2002The Correlation of Welath Across Generations
with Erik Hurst: w9314

Published: Charles, Kerwin Kofi and Erik Hurst. "The Correlation Of Wealth Across Generations," Journal of Political Economy, 2003, v111(6,Dec), 1155-1182. citation courtesy of

September 2002Abortion Legalization and Adolescent Substance Use
with Melvin Stephens Jr.: w9193

Published: Charles, Kerwin Kofi and Melvin Stephens Jr. “Abortion Legalization and Adolescent Substance." Journal of Law and Economics 49, 2 (October 2006): 481-505. citation courtesy of

July 2002Relational Costs and the Production of Social Capital: Evidence from Carpooling
with Patrick Kline: w9041

Published: Charles, Kerwin Kofi and Patrick Kline. "Relational Costs And The Production Of Social Capital: Evidence From Carpooling," Economic Journal, 2006, v116(511,Apr), 581-604. citation courtesy of

June 2002Gender Differences in Completed Schooling
with Ming-Ching Luoh: w9028

Published: Charles, Kerwin Kofi and Ming-Ching Luoh. "Gender Differences In Completed Schooling," Review of Economics and Statistics, 2003, v85(3,Aug), 559-577. citation courtesy of

Is Retirement Depressing?: Labor Force Inactivity and Psychological Well-Being in Later Life
w9033

Published: Charles, Kerwin Kofi. “Is Retirement Depressing?: Labor Force Inactivity and Psychological Well Being in Later Life." Research in Labor Economics 23 (2004): 269-299.

November 2001Job Displacement, Disability, and Divorce
with Melvin Stephens Jr.: w8578

Published: Charles, Kerwin Kofi and Melvin Stephens. “Disability, Job Displacement and Divorce." Journal of Labor Economics 22, 2 (April 2004): 489—522. citation courtesy of

September 2001Accounting for the Black-White Wealth Gap: A Nonparametric Approach
with Robert Barsky, John Bound, Joseph Lupton: w8466

Published: Barsky, Robert, John Bound, Kerwin Kofi Charles and Joseph P. Lupton. "Accounting For The Black-White Wealth Gap: A Nonparametric Approach," Journal of the American Statistical Association, 2002, v97(459,Sep), 663-673. citation courtesy of

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