Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat
Associate Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy
Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat is Associate Professor of Public Policy Studies and Economics at Duke University. She received a B.A. in political economy and mathematics at Williams College in 1999, a master's degree in public policy from the Ford School at the University of Michigan in 2001, and a Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2006. In 2010 she served as Senior Economist for Labor, Education, and Welfare at the White House Council of Economic Advisers. Her research focuses on the intergenerational dynamics of poverty and inequality. (On leave, 2015-2016)
- Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2006
- B.A., Williams College 1999
Schenck-Fontaine, A, Gassman-Pines, A, Gibson-Davis, CM, and Ananat, EO. "Local Job Losses and Child Maltreatment: The Importance of Community Context." Social Service Review 91, no. 2 (June 2017): 233-263. Full Text
Ananat, EO, Gassman-Pines, A, Francis, DV, and Gibson-Davis, CM. "Linking job loss, inequality, mental health, and education." Science (New York, N.Y.) 356, no. 6343 (June 2017): 1127-1128. Full Text
Gibson-Davis, CM, Ananat, EO, and Gassman-Pines, A. "Midpregnancy Marriage and Divorce: Why the Death of Shotgun Marriage Has Been Greatly Exaggerated." Demography 53, no. 6 (December 2016): 1693-1715. Full Text
Gassman-Pines, A, Gibson-Davis, CM, and Ananat, EO. "How Economic Downturns Affect Children's Development: An Interdisciplinary Perspective on Pathways of Influence." Child Development Perspectives 9, no. 4 (December 2015): 233-238. Full Text Open Access Copy
Gassman-Pines, A, Ananat, EO, and Gibson-Davis, CM. "Effects of statewide job losses on adolescent suicide-related behaviors." American journal of public health 104, no. 10 (October 2014): 1964-1970. Full Text Open Access Copy
Ananat, EO, Gassman-Pines, A, and Gibson-Davis, C. "Community-wide job loss and teenage fertility: evidence from North Carolina." Demography 50, no. 6 (December 2013): 2151-2171. Full Text Open Access Copy
Ananat, EO, Fu, S, and Ross, SL. "Race-Specific Agglomeration Economies: Social Distance and the Black-White Wage Gap." (April 1, 2013).
Ananat, EO, Fu, S, and Ross, SL. "Race-Specific Agglomeration Economies: Social Distance and the Black-White Wage Gap." (April 2013).
Ananat, EO, and Hungerman, DM. "The Power of the Pill for the Next Generation: Oral Contraception's Effects on Fertility, Abortion, and Maternal & Child Characteristics." Rev Econ Stat 94, no. 1 (February 1, 2012): 37-51. Full Text
Gibson-Davis, C, Ananat, EO, and Gassman-Pines, A. "The Effect of Local Economic Downturns on Teen Births: Evidence from North Carolina (Submitted)." revise and resubmit, Demography (2012). (Academic Article)
Ananat, EO, Gassman-Pines, A, and Gibson-Davis, CM. "The effects of local employment losses on children's educational achievement." In Whither Opportunity?: Rising Inequality, Schools, and Children's Life Chances, 299-313. January 1, 2011.
Ananat, EO, Gassman-Pines, A, and Gibson-Davis, CM. Community-Wide Job Loss and Teenage Fertility. April 2013.
Ananat, EO, and Michaels, G. The effect of marital breakup on the income distribution of women with children. 2007.
Ananat, EO, Gassman-Pines, A, Francis, DV, and Gibson-Davis, CM. Children Left Behind: The Effects of Statewide Job Loss on Student Achievement..
Ananat, EO, Gruber, J, Levine, PB, and Staiger, D. Abortion and Selection..
Ananat, EO, Gruber, J, and Levine, PB. Abortion Legalization and Lifecycle Fertility..
Ananat, EO, and Michaels, G. The Effect of Marital Breakup on the Income Distribution of Women with Children..
Ananat, EO, and Hungerman, DM. The Power of the Pill for the Next Generation..
Ananat, EO, and Washington, E. Segregation and Black Political Efficacy..
The Racial Marriage Gap and Student Achievement: A New Look at an Old Conundrum awarded by William T Grant Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2018
The Effects of Scheduling Stability Legislation on Family Functioning: A Combined Event Study and Daily Diary Study of Workers in Emeryville, CA awarded by California Wellness Foundation (Co-Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2018
The Marcellus Shale Income Gains (MSIG) Natural Experiment awarded by Pennsylvania State University (Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2016
The Effects of Local Job Destruction on Youth Mobility awarded by Russell Sage Foundation (Co-Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2016