Publications

Forthcoming
Killewald, Alexandra, and Brielle Bryan. Forthcoming. “Falling Behind: The Role of Inter- and Intragenerational Processes in Widening Racial and Ethnic Wealth Gaps through Early and Middle Adulthood”. Social Forces.
Killewald, Alexandra, and Xiaolin Zhuo. Forthcoming. “Mothers' Long-Term Employment Patterns”. Demography.
2017
Pfeffer, Fabian T., and Alexandra Killewald. 2017. “Generations of Advantage: Multigenerational Correlations in Family Wealth”. Social Forces 1-31. PDF
Killewald, Alexandra, Fabian T. Pfeffer, and Jared N. Schachner. 2017. “Wealth Inequality and Accumulation”. Annual Review of Sociology 43:379-404. PDF
Killewald, Alexandra, and Ian Lundberg. 2017. “New Evidence against a Causal Marriage Wage Premium”. Demography 54 (3):1007-28. PDF
2016
Killewald, Alexandra, and Brielle Bryan. 2016. “Does Your Home Make You Wealthy?”. RSF: The Russell Sage Journal of the Social Sciences 2 (6):110-28. PDF
Killewald, Alexandra, and Javier García-Manglano. 2016. “Tethered Lives: A Couple-Based Perspective on the Consequences of Parenthood for Time Use, Occupation, and Wages”. Social Science Research 60:266-82. PDF
Killewald, Alexandra. 2016. “Money, Work, and Marital Stability: Assessing Change in the Gendered Determinants of Divorce”. American Sociological Review 8 (4):696-719. PDF
Xie, Yu, Alexandra Killewald, and Christopher Near. 2016. “Between- and Within-Occupation Inequality: The Case of High Status Professions”. ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 663 (1):53-79. PDF
2015
Clarkwest, Andrew, Alexandra Killewald, and Robert G. Wood. 2015.“Stepping Up or Stepping Back: Highly Disadvantaged Parents' Responses to the Building Strong Families Program”. Pp. 444-470 in The Cultural Matrix: Understanding Black Youth, edited by Orlando Patterson and Ethan Fosse. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
2014
Wood, Robert G., Quinn Moore, Andrew Clarkwest, and Alexandra Killewald. 2014. “The Long-Term Effects of Building Strong Families: A Program for Unmarried Parents”. Journal of Marriage and Family 76 (2):446-63. View Publication PDF
Killewald, Alexandra, and Jonathan Bearak. 2014. “Is the Motherhood Penalty Larger for Low-Wage Women? A Comment on Quantile Regression”. American Sociological Review 79 (2):350-7. View Publication PDF
2013
Killewald, Alexandra. 2013. “Return to 'Being Black, Living in the Red': A Race Gap in Wealth that Goes Beyond Social Origin”. Demography 50 (4):1177-95. View Publication PDF
Killewald, Alexandra, and Margaret Gough. 2013. “Does Specialization Explain Marriage Penalties and Premiums?”. American Sociological Review 78 (3):477-502. View Publication PDF
Xie, Yu, and Alexandra Killewald. 2013. “Intergenerational Occupational Mobility in Great Britain and the United States since 1850: Comment”. American Economic Review 103 (5):2003-20. View Publication PDF
Charles, Kerwin Kofi, Erik Hurst, and Alexandra Killewald. 2013. “Marital Sorting and Parental Wealth”. Demography 50 (1):51-70. View Publication PDF
Killewald, Alexandra. 2013. “A Reconsideration of the Fatherhood Premium: Marriage, Coresidence, Biology, and Fathers' Wages."”. American Sociological Review 78 (1):96-116. View Publication PDF
2012
Furgeson, Joshua, et al. 2012. “Charter-School Management Organizations: Diverse Strategies and Diverse Student Impacts”.
Xie, Yu, and Alexandra Killewald. 2012.Is American Science in Decline?. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Website
2011
Killewald, Alexandra. 2011. “Opting Out and Buying Out: Wives' Earnings and Housework Time”. Journal of Marriage and Family 73 (2):459-71. View Publication PDF

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