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John Nunley

Specialty area(s)

Labor Economics, Economics of the Family, and Experimental Economics

Current courses at UWL

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

Spring 2019 (planned)
ECO 110 -- Microeconomics and Public Policy
ECO 308 -- Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis

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), draft, August 2017. 

"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), in progress.

"Discrimination in the Labor Market for New College Graduates: Results 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), draft, May 2017. 

"Gender Inequality in India," (with Nabamita Dutta), in progress