Seth G. Sanders

Professor of Economics and Faculty Fellow of the Center for Child and Family Policy

Seth Sanders is a professor of economics and public policy at Duke University. He teaches graduate courses in labor urban economics, econometrics, microeconomics, and program evaluation; and he teaches undergraduate courses in economic history, research methods, and microeconomics.

Sanders' research focuses on population studies in terms of economics and econometrics. His projects have explored the consequences of teen childbearing, the performance of gay/lesbian families in the economy, the effects of economic shocks on workers and their families, and gender and racial trends among the highly educated population.

Sanders has published his research findings and ideas in a number of academic journals, especially those concerning economics, statistics, and sociology. His work has appeared in the Journal of Human Resources, the Journal of Marriage and the Family, the Economic Inquiry, and many others.

Prior to coming to Duke, Sanders was a professor of economics at the University of Maryland, where he held the position of director for the Maryland Population Research Center. He studied economics at the University of Chicago, where he earned his Ph.D. in 1993, his M.A. in 1985, and his A.B. in 1984.

Research Interests:
Labor Economics / Economics of the Household, Economics, Microeconomics, Mathematical and Quantitative Methods, Economic Growth and Technological Change

Education:

Teaching Fall 2016:

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. DA Black, SG Sanders, EJ Taylor and LJ Taylor (2015). The Impact of the Great Migration on Mortality of African Americans: Evidence from the Deep South.. The American economic review, 105(2), 477-503. [doi]  [abs]

  2. F Andersson, M García-Pérez, J Haltiwanger, K McCue and S Sanders (2014). Workplace Concentration of Immigrants. Demography, 51(6), 2281-2306. [doi]

  3. S Israel, A Caspi, DW Belsky, H Harrington, S Hogan, R Houts, S Ramrakha, S Sanders, R Poulton and TE Moffitt (2014). Credit scores, cardiovascular disease risk, and human capital.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(48), 17087-17092. [repository], [doi]  [abs]

  4. MM Gorsuch, SG Sanders and B Wu (2014). Tooth loss in Appalachia and the Mississippi delta relative to other regions in the United States, 1999-2010.. American journal of public health, 104(5), e85-e91. [doi]  [abs]

  5. DA Black, N Kolesnikova, SG Sanders and LJ Taylor (Submitted, 2013). THE ROLE OF LOCATION IN EVALUATING RACIAL WAGE DISPARITY.. Journal of labor economics, 2(1), 2-2.  [abs]

Curriculum Vitae

Seth G. Sanders

Seth G. Sanders
Office: 221A Social Sciences Building
Phone: (919) 660-1898
E-mail:  seth.sanders@duke.edu  send me a message

Mailing Address:
Duke Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708-0097

Research Interests: (from Specialties)
Labor Economics / Economics of the Household, Economics, Microeconomics, Mathematical and Quantitative Methods, Economic Growth and Technological Change Specialties:

Labor Economics / Economics of the Household
Economics
Microeconomics
Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
Economic Growth and Technological Change