Western Economic Association

The Effect of Caring for Older Family Members on Younger Individuals’ Labor Market Outcomes

In this paper, we report the estimates on the effects of co-residing with an older family member needing help with activities of daily living on the labor force participation, employment, and full-time work for all younger family members in the household.

Boys and Girls Have Different Friends - Gender Differences in CEO Network and Wage Premiums

This study documents that women receive lower returns from social capital than men.

Sociability Capital and the Gender Wage Gap

Our model shows that gender wage gap occurs when working women divert time away from sociability capital accumulation to meet family responsibilities.