Sandra E. Black
Research Fellow

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Black Sandra E. Black holds the Audre and Bernard Rapoport Centennial Chair in Economics and Public Affairs and is a Professor of Economics. She received her B.A. from UC Berkeley and her Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.


Since that time, she worked as an Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and an Assistant, Associate, and ultimately Professor in the Department of Economics at UCLA before arriving at the University of Texas, Austin in 2010.
She was the Editor of the Journal of Human Resources, a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).


She served as a Member of Obama's Council of Economic Advisers from August 2015-January 2017 and was on sabbatical at Brookings Institution for the Spring 2017 semester. Her research focuses on the role of early life experiences on the long-run outcomes of children, as well as issues of gender and discrimination.

Sandra was an IZA Fellow from October 2002 until July 2015 and rejoined in February 2017.


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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
Title
10560  Sandra E. Black
Erik Grönqvist
Björn Öckert
Born to Lead? The Effect of Birth Order on Non-Cognitive Abilities
(forthcoming in: Review of Economics and Statistics)
9227  Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Petter Lundborg
Kaveh Majlesi
Poor Little Rich Kids? The Determinants of the Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth
9178  Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Petter Lundborg
Kaveh Majlesi
On the Origins of Risk-Taking
(forthcoming in: Journal of Finance, 2017)
9172  Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes
Healthy(?), Wealthy, and Wise: Birth Order and Adult Health
(published in: Economics and Human Biology, December 2016)
9169  Sandra E. Black
Kalena E. Cortes
Jane Arnold Lincove
Apply Yourself: Racial and Ethnic Differences in College Application
8905  Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Petter Lundborg
Kaveh Majlesi
Learning to Take Risks? The Effect of Education on Risk-Taking in Financial Markets
8733  Sandra E. Black
Kalena E. Cortes
Jane Arnold Lincove
Efficacy vs. Equity: What Happens When States Tinker with College Admissions in a Race-Blind Era?
(published in: Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, June 2016, 38(2): 336-363)
8266  Marianne Bertrand
Sandra E. Black
Sissel Jensen
Adriana Lleras-Muney
Breaking the Glass Ceiling? The Effect of Board Quotas on Female Labor Market Outcomes in Norway
8043  Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes
Does Grief Transfer across Generations? In-Utero Deaths and Child Outcomes
(revised version published in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, January 2016)
7899  Sandra E. Black
Jane Arnold Lincove
Jenna Cullinane
Rachel Veron
Can You Leave High School Behind?
(revised version published in: Economics of Education Review, June 2015)
7117  Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes
Losing Heart? The Effect of Job Displacement on Health
(revised version published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2015, 68(4), 833-861)
6541  Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Katrine Vellesen Loken
Kjell G. Salvanes
Care or Cash? The Effect of Child Care Subsidies on Student Performance
(published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2014, 96 (5), 824-837)
4946  Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes
Under Pressure? The Effect of Peers on Outcomes of Young Adults
(published in: Journal of Labor Economics, 31 (1) 2013, 119-153)
4866  Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Recent Developments in Intergenerational Mobility
(published in: O. Ashenfelter and D. Card (eds.), Handbook of Labor Economics, Vol. 4B, Chapter 16, Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2011)
3651  Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes
Like Father, Like Son? A Note on the Intergenerational Transmission of IQ Scores
(published in: Economics Letters, 2009, 105 (1), 138-140)
3452  Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes
Too Young to Leave the Nest? The Effects of School Starting Age
(published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2011, 93 (2), 455-467.)
3011  Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes
Small Family, Smart Family? Family Size and the IQ Scores of Young Men
(published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2010, 45 (1), 33-58)
3007  Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes
Older and Wiser? Birth Order and IQ of Young Men
(published in: CESifo Economic Studies, 2011, 57 (1), 103-120)
2803  Sandra E. Black
Alexandra Spitz-Oener
Explaining Women’s Success: Technological Change and the Skill Content of Women’s Work
(published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2010, 92(1), 187-194)
1864  Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes
From the Cradle to the Labor Market? The Effect of Birth Weight on Adult Outcomes
(published in: Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2007, 122 (1), 409-439)
1524  Sandra E. Black
Lisa M. Lynch
Measuring Organizational Capital in the New Economy
1416  Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes
Fast Times at Ridgemont High? The Effect of Compulsory Schooling Laws on Teenage Births
(published as 'Staying in the Classroom and out of the maternity ward? The effect of compulsory schooling laws on teenage births' in: Economic Journal, 2008, 118 (530), 1025–1054)
1269  Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes
The More the Merrier? The Effect of Family Composition on Children's Education
(published in: Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2005, 120 (2), 669-700)
926  Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes
Why the Apple Doesn't Fall Far: Understanding Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital
(published in: American Economic Review, 2005, 95 (1), 437-449)
556  Sandra E. Black
Elizabeth Brainerd
Importing Equality? The Impact of Globalization on Gender Discrimination
(published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2004, 57 (4), 540-598)
 

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