Elizabeth O Ananat
  • Elizabeth O Ananat

  • Associate Professor
  • Economics
  • 201 Science Drive
  • Campus Box 90312
  • Phone: (919) 613-7302
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Specialties

    • Economics
    • Economics
    • Poverty and Inequality
  • Research Description

    The intergenerational transmission of poverty and inequality; the economics of family formation and fertility; the causes and effects of racial segregation; the effects of economic change on youth
  • Education

      • PhD. Economics,
      • Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
      • 2006
      • Master of Public Policy,
      • Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan,
      • 2001
      • B.A., summa cum laude,
      • Political Economy and Mathematics,
      • Williams College,
      • 1999
  • Awards, Honors and Distinctions

      • Scholar,
      • William T Grant Foundation,
      • 2010-2015
      • Visiting Scholar,
      • National Poverty Center at the University of California-Davis,
      • 2012
      • Early Career Fellowship in Economic Studies,
      • Brookings Institution Okun-Model,
      • 2009-2010
      • National Research Affiliate,
      • National Poverty Center, University of Michigan,
      • May, 2008
      • Faculty Research Fellow,
      • National Bureau of Economic Research,
      • February, 2007
      • NBER Pre-Doctoral Fellowship,
      • 2005-2006
      • Jacob K. Javits Fellowship,
      • 1999-2003
      • Phi Beta Kappa,
      • 1999
  • Selected Publications

      • E.O. Ananat with Anna Gassman-Pines and Christina Gibson-Davis.
      • (2013).
      • The Effect of Local Economic Downturns on Teen Births: Evidence from North Carolina.
      • Demography
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      • [web]
      • E.O. Ananat with Anna Gassman-Pines, Dania Francis, and Christina Gibson-Davis.
      • (2013).
      • Children Left Behind: The Effects of Statewide Job Loss on Student Achievement.
      • NBER Working Papers
      • .
      • [web]
      • E.O. Ananat with Shihe Fu and Stephen Ross.
      • (2013).
      • Race-Specific Agglomeration Economies: Social Distance and the Black-White Wage Gap.
      • NBER Working Papers
      • .
      • [web]
      • E.O. Ananat with Dan Hungerman.
      • (2012).
      • The Power of the Pill for the Next Generation: Oral Contraception’s Effects on Fertility, Abortion, and Maternal & Child Characteristics.
      • Review of Economics and Statistics
      • .
      • [web]
      • E.O. Ananat.
      • (2011).
      • The Wrong Side(s) of the Tracks: The Causal Effect of Racial Segregation on Urban Poverty and Inequality.
      • American Economic Journal: Applied Economics
      • .
      • [web]
      • E.O. Ananat with Ebonya Washington.
      • (2009).
      • Segregation and Black Political Efficacy.
      • Journal of Public Economics
      • .
      • [web]
      • E.O. Ananat with Jonathan Gruber, Phillip Levine, and Douglas Staiger.
      • (2009).
      • Abortion and Selection.
      • Review of Economics and Statistics
      • .
      • [web]
      • E.O. Ananat with Guy Michaels.
      • (2008).
      • The Effect of Marital Breakup on the Income and Poverty of Women with Children.
      • Journal of Human Resources
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      • 43
      • (3)
      • ,
      • 611-629.
      • [web]
      • E.O. Ananat with Jonathan Gruber and Philiip Levine.
      • (2007).
      • Abortion Legalization and Lifecycle Fertility.
      • Journal of Human Resources
      • ,
      • 42
      • (2)
      • ,
      • 375-397.
      • E.O. Ananat with Sheldon Danziger, Colleen Heflin, Mary Corcoran, and Hui-Chen Wang.
      • (2002).
      • Does It Pay to Move from Welfare to Work.
      • Journal of Policy Analysis and Management
      • ,
      • 21
      • (4)
      • ,
      • 671-692.
      • (Reprinted in JPAM Classics: Poverty and Welfare, eds. Besharov and Call, 2010)
      • [web]
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  • PhD Students

    • Marina M. Gorsuch
    • Yulya Truskinovsky
    • Rebecca Lehrman
    • Puneet K. Chehal
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