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Academic Program Affiliation(s): Jewish Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Sociology
Academic Expertise: Sociology
Area of Specialization: Social stratification, social demography
Research Interests: Poverty; Wealth Inequality and intergenerational transfers; Immigration and racial/ethnic inequality; Marriage and family
Teaching Interests: Social inequality; Sociology of the family; Social problems; Israeli society; Research methods (quantitative)
Other Interests: Gender inequality; Attitudes toward family transfers; Homeownership and housing inequality
2012-12-01 — Publication
"Ethnic Inequality in the Education of Immigrants and Second Generation Immigrants: A Reexamination." Megamot: 48 (3-4): 486-503 (with J Perlmann).
2012-01-01 — Publication
"Housing Inequality in the United States: Explaining the White-Minority Disparities in Homeownership" in Housing Studies 27 (1): 1-26 (with S. DeSilva)
2010-11-01 — Publication
"Immigrant Parents’ Attributes versus Discrimination: New Evidence in the Debate about the Creation of Second Generation Educational Outcomes in Israel." Levy Institute Working Paper No. 633 (with J. Perlmann).
2009 — Publication
“Housing Inequality in the United States: A Decomposition Analysis of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Homeownership.” Levy Institute Working paper No. 565 (with S. DeSilva).
2008-06-12 — Interview
Radio interview about the book Transmitting Inequality in the program Behind the News with host Doug Henwood. WBAI, 99.5 FM. Thursday, June 12th 2008.
2008 — Publication
Transmitting Inequality: Wealth and the American Family. 2008. Rowman and Littlefield Publishers Inc.