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Sojourner completed his PhD in economics at Northwestern University. He also has an MA in public policy analysis from the University of Chicago and a BA in history from Yale University. Research interests include sources of human capital, impacts of unions in the economic and political arenas, and behavioral consumer finance decisions. Complementing his research interest, Sojourner has a wide range of policy experience including service as an adviser to the Office of the Illinois State Treasurer, member of several policy working groups, and as a fellow in the U.S. Senate’s Labor Policy Office.
Sojourner, A., E. Mykerezi, & K. West. Teacher Pay Reform And Productivity: Panel Data Evidence from Adoptions of Q-Comp in Minnesota. Forthcoming at Journal of Human Resources.
Sojourner, A. (2013) "Do Unions Promote Electoral Office-Holding? Evidence from Correlates of State Legislatures' Occupational Shares" Industrial and Labor Relations Review. 66(2)
Sojourner, A. (2013) "Identification of Peer Effects with Missing Peer Data: Evidence from Project STAR." Economic Journal. 123(569): 574-605
Duncan G. & A. Sojourner. Can Intensive Early Childhood Intervention Programs Eliminate Income-based Cognitive and Achievement Gaps? Accepted at Journal of Human Resources.
Sojourner, A., D. Grabowski, M. Chen, and R. Town. (2010). Trends in Unionization of Nursing Homes. Inquiry. 47(4): 331-342.
HRIR 8801 Core Seminar: Fundamentals of Economic Analysis for Work and Organizations Sec. 001
HRIR 8011 Using Data and Metrics in Human Resources and Industrial Relations Sec. 090
HRIR 8071 Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining Sec. 001
Steering Committee Member of Human Capital Research Collaborative, 2009-present
National Institutes of Health, “Human Capital Interventions Across Childhood and Adolescence” subcontract from U California Irvine. 9/14/11 – 5/31/14.
U.S. Department of Labor. Emerging Scholars grant.
PhD, 2009EconomicsNorthwestern University
MA, 2003Public Policy AnalysisUniversity of Chicago
BA, 1995HistoryYale University
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