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Claudia Olivetti


Claudia Olivetti

Maloney Hall 334

Telephone: 617-552-3674
Fax: 617-552-2308

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Website

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2001

Joined the Economics Faculty, 2015

Research Interests

Labor Economics, Family Economics

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Google Scholar Citations

Selected Publications

In the Name of the Son (and the Daughter): Intergenerational Mobility in the United States, 1850-1940, with M. Daniele Paserman. American Economic Review, 105, No. 8 (August 2015): 1–31.

Gender Roles and Medical Progress, with Stefania Albanesi. Forthcoming Journal of Political Economy.

Unequal Pay or Unequal Employment? A Cross-country Analysis of Gender Gaps, Journal of Labor Economics 26, No. 4 (October 2008): 621-654, with Barbara Petrongolo.

Mothers and Sons: Preference Formation and Female Labor Force Dynamics, Quarterly Journal of Economics 119, no. 4 (November 2004): 1249-1299, with Raquel Fernandez and Alessandra Fogli.

“The Female Labor Force and Long-run Development: The American Experience in Comparative Perspective,” in Human Capital in History: The American Record edited by L. Platt Boustan, C. Frydman and R.A. Margo, University of Chicago Press (2014).

Working Papers

Working Paper 923. Claudia Olivetti, Erling Barth (Institute for Social Research, Oslo and NBER), and Sari Pekkala Kerr (Wellesley College), "The Dynamics of Gender Earnings Differentials: Evidence from Establishment Data" (02/2017; PDF) 

Working Paper 904. Claudia Olivetti, Eleonora Patacchini (Cornell University), and Yves Zenou (Monash University), "Mothers, Peers and Gender Identity" (03/2016; PDF) 

Working Paper 903. M. Daniele Paserman (Boston University), Claudia Olivetti, and Laura Salisbury (York University), "Three-generation Mobility in the United States, 1850-1940: The Role of Maternal and Paternal Grandparents" (01/2016; PDF)

Career Women and the Durability of Marriage,” with Andrew F. Newman.

Working Paper 902. Marianne Bertrand (Booth School of Business, University of Chicago), Patricia Cortés (Questrom School of Business, Boston University), Claudia Olivetti, and Jessica Pan (National University of Singapore), "Social Norms, Labor Market Opportunities, and the Marriage Gap for Skilled Women" (02/2016; PDF)

Working Paper 889. Claudia Olivetti and Barbara Petrongolo (Queen Mary University), "The Evolution of Gender Gaps in Industrialized Countries" (06/2016; PDF)



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