Alan Seals

 

Dept. of Economics

Auburn University

phone: (334) 844-2907

email: alan.seals@auburn.edu

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

Pictures of My Family

Sara

                                  Maryanna

Henry

Savannah

Maryanna, Henry, and Savannah

 

 

 

 

Research Interests

 

Labor Market for College Students/Graduates

Field Experiments

Economics of the Family

Economics of Crime

 

My Google Scholar Page

 

Current Research Projects

“The Determinants of Internship Opportunities: Estimates from a Résumé Audit” (with David Jaeger, John Nunley and Eric Wilbrandt)

 

"The Effects of Majors, Minors and Internship Experience on Employment Opportunities: Results from a Correspondence Audit of the Labor Market for Newly-Minted College Graduates" (with David Jaeger and John Nunley)

 

"The Effects of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender on Employment Prospects: Results from a Field Experiment" (with Jonathan Bushnell, David Dowling, Sam Goldstein, David Jaeger, George Miller and John Nunley)

 

In-Utero Exposure to Pollution and Criminal Activity of Young Adults” (with Duha Altindag, David Jaeger, and Divya Sadana)

 

“Unemployment, Underemployment, and Employment Opportunities: Results from a Correspondence Audit of the Labor Market for College Graduates” (with John Nunley, Adam Pugh, and Nicholas Romero) Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 60: 642-669.

 

“College Major, Internship Experience, and Employment Opportunities: Estimates from a Résumé Audit” (with John Nunley, Adam Pugh, and Nicholas Romero) Labour Economics, Vol. 38: 37-46.

            Press coverage: Wall Street Journal; Chicago Policy Review

 

“Racial Discrimination in the Labor Market for Recent College Graduates: Estimates from a Field Experiment” (with John Nunley, Adam Pugh, and Nicholas Romero) The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy (Contributions), Vol. 15: 1093–1125.

            Press coverage: Fortune Magazine

 

“The Impact of Inflation on Property Crime” (with John Nunley, Mike Stern, Joachim Zietz) Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 34: 483-499.

 

“Child-Custody Reform and the Division of Labor in the Household” (with John Nunley and Duha Altindag) Review of the Economics of the Household, Vol. 15: 833-856.

 

“Security and Government Credibility” (with Randy Beard, Richard J. Martin, and Michael Stern)

 

General News and Information

 

Video Lectures

Marginal Revolution

Science Magazine

Nature

The Financial Times

The New York Times

The Atlantic Monthly

The New Yorker

The Economist

The Wall Street Journal

Foreign Affairs

Wikipedia

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Library of Congress

Project Gutenberg

 

Economics and Other Links

 

Auburn University Economics Working Paper Series

National Bureau of Economic Research

The Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel

Open Directory Project links to web pages on History of Economic Thought

The Library of Economics and Liberty

Resources for Economists

RAND Corporation

EconPapers

History of Economic Thought

 

Data

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research

Economagic

FRED

Bureau of Labor Statistics

National Longitudinal Survey of Youth

Keeping Track: A Guide to Longitudinal Studies

Bureau of Justice Statistics