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John Nunley

Specialty area(s)

Labor Economics, Economics of the Family, and Experimental Economics

Current courses at UWL

Spring 2018
ECO 110 -- Microeconomics and Public Policy
ECO 308 -- Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis

Fall 2018 (planned)
ECO 110 -- Microeconomics and Public Policy
ECO 330 -- Labor Economics

Education

Ph.D., Economics, Middle Tennessee State University
M.A., Economics, Middle Tennessee State University
B.B.A., Economics, Middle Tennessee State University

Teaching history

ECO 110 - Microeconomics and Public Policy
ECO 307 - Introduction to Econometrics, Forecasting and Time Series
ECO 308 - Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis
ECO 330 - Labor Economics
ECO 435 - Law and Economics
ECO 474 - Family Economics

Research and publishing

Published Articles

“The Effects of Unemployment and Underemployment on Employment Opportunities: Results from a Correspondence Audit of the Labor Market for College Graduates,” (with Adam Pugh, Nick Romero, and R. Alan Seals) Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 70, No. 3 (2017): 642-669. 

"Child-Custody Reform and the Division of Labor in the Household," (with Duha Altindag and R. Alan Seals) Review of Economics of the Household, Vol. 15, No. 3 (2017): 833-856.

“College Major, Internship Experience, and Employment Opportunities: Estimates from a Résumé Audit,” (with Adam Pugh, Nick Romero, and R. Alan Seals) Labour Economics, Vol. 38, No. 1 (2016): 37-46.

"The Impact of Macroeconomic Conditions on Property Crime," (with Alan Seals and Joachim Zietz) Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 34, No. 3 (2016): 483-499.

"Racial Discrimination in the Labor Market for Recent College Graduates: Evidence from a Field Experiment," (with Adam Pugh, Nicholas Romero and R. Alan Seals) B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, Vol. 15, No. 3 (2015): 1093-1126.

"Birth Cohort and the Specialization Gap Between Same-Sex and Different-Sex Couples," (with Lisa Giddings, Alyssa Schneebaum, and Joachim Zietz) Demography, Vol. 51, No. 2 (2014): 509-534.

"The Long-Run Impact of Age Demographics on the U.S. Divorce Rate," (with Joachim Zietz) American Economist, Vol. 57, No. 1 (2012): 65-77.

"The Effects of Information and Competition on Racial Discrimination: Evidence from a Field Experiment," (with Mark Owens and Steve Howard) Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 80, No. 3 (2011): 670-679.

"Demographic Change, Macroeconomic Conditions, and the Murder Rate: The Case of the United States, 1934-2006," (with Alan Seals and Joachim Zietz) Journal of Socio-Economics, Vol. 40, No. 6 (2011): 942-948.

"Child-Custody Reform, Marital Investment in Children, and the Labor Supply of Married Mothers," (with Alan Seals) Labour Economics, Vol. 18, No. 1 (2011): 14-24.

"The Effect of Joint-Child-Custody Legislation on the Child-Support Receipt of Single Mothers," (with Brandeanna D. Allen and Alan Seals) Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Vol. 32, No. 1 (2011): 124-139.

"Inflation and Other Aggregate Determinants of the Trend in U.S. Divorce Rates since the 1960s." Applied Economics, Vol. 42, No. 26 (2010): 3367-3381.

"The Effects of Household Income Volatility on Divorce," (with Alan Seals) American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol. 69, No. 3 (2010): 983-1010.

 

Works in Progress

"The Demand for Interns," (with David A. Jaeger, R. Alan Seals, and Eric Wilbrandt). 

"The Effects of Majors, Minors and Internship Experience on Employment Opportunities: Evidence from a Correspondence Audit of the Labor Market for New College Graduates," (with David A. Jaeger and R. Alan Seals).

"Race, Gender, and Employment Prospects: Evidence from a Field Experiment," (with Jonathan Bushnell, David Dowling, Sam Goldstein, David A. Jaeger, George Miller, and R. Alan Seals). 

"Peer Effects and Retirement Decisions: Evidence from Pension Reform in Germany," (with Mary Hamman, Daniela Hochfellner, and Christopher Ruhm).