Carmel U. Chiswick
Research Professor of Economics
George Washington University
University of Illinois at Chicago
Judaism in Transition: How Economic Choices Shape Religious Tradition. Stanford:
The Economics of American Judaism.
Jewish Society and Culture: An
Economic Perspective (with Tikva Lecker and Nava Kahana).
The Economics of Immigration and Social Diversity (ed. with Hillel Rapoport and Solomon Polachek). Special Issue of Research in Labor Economics, Vol. 24 (2006). 467 pages.
The Economics of Judaism and Jewish Observance (with Tikva Lecker). Special Issue of Contemporary Jewry, Vol. 20 (1999). 242 pages.
“Economic Life”. In The
“Economic Status of
American Jews” (with Barry R. Chiswick).
In The Encyclopedia of American Jewish History. Stephen H. Norwood and Eunice Pollack
“Economic Transformation of
American Jewry” (with Barry R. Chiswick).
In New Jewish Time – Jewish
Culture in a Secular Age – an Encyclopedic View. Y. Yovel et
“Income Distribution and Education”
(with B. Chiswick), in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite (eds.), International
Encyclopedia of Education: Research and Studies,
G. Psacharopoulos (ed.), Economics of Education: Research and Studies,
“Immigrants and Religion.” Handbook on the Economics of International Immigration, Volume 1 (Barry R. Chiswick and Paul W. Miller, eds.), Oxford: Elsevier, 2015. Cameo 2, pp. 375-385. (Also downloadable as IZA Discussion Paper No. 8092.)
“How Economics Helped Shape American Judaism.” In Aaron Levine (ed.), Judaism and Economics.
“Egalitarian Religion and Economics.” The Lighthouse Economic Review 1:1, June 2010. (http://egalitarianreligionandeconomics.blogspot.com)
“Economics and Religion.” In R. Free (ed.), 21st Century Economics: A Reference Handbook. NY: Sage, 2010. Chapter 76, pp.777-783.
“Economic Influences on Judaism in
“The Economic Determinants of Ethnic Assimilation.” Journal of Population Economics 22 (2009), pp.859-880.
“Appendix 3: Origin of Historical Statistics of the
“An Economic Perspective on Religious Education: Complements and Substitutes in a Human Capital Portfolio.” Research in Labor Economics 24 (2006), pp. 429-467.
“The Economics of American Judaism.” In Dana E. Kaplan, ed., The Cambridge Companion to American Judaism (Chapter 18), Cambridge University Press, 2005, pp.317-327.
“The Economics of Jewish Immigrants and Judaism in the United States.” Papers in Jewish Demography 1997 (2001), pp.331-344.
“The Cost of Living Jewishly and Jewish Continuity” (with B. Chiswick), Contemporary Jewry 21 (2000), pp.78-90.
“Introduction to The Economics of Judaism and Jewish Observance" (with Tikva Lecker), Contemporary Jewry 20 (1999), pp.1-7.
“The Economics of Jewish Continuity,” Contemporary Jewry 20 (1999), pp.30-56.
of Migration: The Case of
“The Economic Adjustment of
Immigrants: Jewish Adaptations to the
“The Economics of Contemporary American Jewish Family Life,” Studies in Contemporary Jewry 14 (1998), pp.65-80.
Included in Peter Y. Medding (ed.), Coping with Life and Death: Jewish Families in the Twentieth Century.
“The Economics of American Judaism,” Shofar 13:4 (Summer 1995), pp.1-19.
“Determinants of Religious Intermarriage: Are Jews Really Different?” Papers in Jewish Demography 1993 (1997), pp.247-257.
“Religion as a Determinant of Marital
Reprinted in Evelyn L. Lehrer, Religion, Economics and Demography, Abingdon (UK): Routledge, (2009) pp.11-32.
“Immigrant Impacts on
“The Impact of Immigrants on the Macro-Economy” (with B. Chiswick and G. Karras), Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy 37 (1992), pp.279-316.
Reprinted in Barry R. Chiswick, The Economics of Immigration, Cheltenham (UK): Edward Elgar, (2005) pp.224-261
“Religious Intermarriage: An
Economic Perspective” (with
Reprinted in: Paul Ritterband (ed.), Jewish Intermarriage in its Social Context (1991), pp.21-34.
“On Marriage-Specific Human
Capital: Its Role as a Determinant of Remarriage” (with
“The Impact of Immigration on the Human Capital of Natives,” Journal of Labor Economics 7 (1989), pp.464-486.
“Human Resource Development:
Some Economic Policy Issues,” in C. Hongladarom
(ed.), Human Resource Development:
Concept, Policies, Needs and Cooperation in the ASEAN Region,
“Labor, Leisure and Home Production: Implications of the New International Standards for Labor Statistics” (invited paper), American Statistical Association Business and Economic Statistics Section, Proceedings 1987, pp. 1-5.
Statistical Data for
“The Efficiency Wage Hypothesis: Applying a General Model of the Interaction Between Labor Quantity and Quality,” Journal of Development Economics 20 (1986), pp. 311-323.
“Are Immigrants and Natives Perfect Substitutes in Production?” (with B. Chiswick and P. Miller), International Migration Review (Winter 1985), pp. 674-685.
“The Elasticity of Substitution Revisited: The Effects of Secular Changes in Labor Force Structure,” Journal of Labor Economics 3 (1985), pp. 490-507.
“Race and Public Policy: The Statistical Connection” (with B. Chiswick), Challenge, 27:4 (September/October 1984), pp.51-55.
“The Impact of Education Policy on Economic Development: Quantity, Quality and Earnings of Labor,” Economics of Education Review 3 (1984), pp. 121-130.
“Analysis of Earnings from
Household Enterprises: Methodology and Application to
“The Distribution of Income”
in P. Richards (ed.), Basic Needs and
Government Policies in
“The Value of a Housewife’s Time,” Journal of Human Resources 17 (1982), pp. 413-425.
“Education and Labor Markets in LDCs,” in L.
Anderson & D.
“The Growth of Professional
“Effects of Inflation on Low-Income Groups,” United Nations Document No. E/CN.5/570, January 1979, Annex.
“Growth Policy and the
Distribution of Income,” in
“A Procedure for Estimating Earnings of Unpaid Family Workers” (invited paper), American Statistical Association Business and Economic Statistics Section, Proceedings 1977, pp. 206-215.
“On Estimating Earnings Functions for LDCs,” Journal of Development Economics 4 (1977), pp. 67-78.
“Application of the Theil Index to Income Inequality,” American Statistical Association, Business and Economic Statistics Section, Proceedings 1976, pp. 255-260.
Dinar, Hasia. Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way. Reviewed for Geographical Review (forthcoming 2016).
Kobrin, Rebecca and Adam Teller. Purchasing Power: The Economics of Modern Jewish History. Reviewed for EH.Net, March 2016. URL: http://eh.net/book_reviews/purchasing-power-the-economics-of-modern-jewish-history/
and Zvi Eckstein.
Milica Z. Bookman. Ethnic Groups in Motion: Economic Competition and Migration in Multiethnic States. Reviewed for International Migration Review 37 (2003), pp.1303-1304.
Andrew Godley, Jewish
Immigrant Entrepreneurship in
Nancy Foner, From Ellis Island to JFK:
Bernard Lazerwitz, J. Alan
Timothy J. Hatton and Jeffrey G. Williamson (eds.), Migration and the International Labor Market, 1850-1939 reviewed in Journal of Economic Literature 34 (1996), pp.803-804.
Christopher Colclough with Keith M. Lewin, Educating All The Children: Strategies for Primary Schooling in the South reviewed in Journal of Economic Literature 33 (1995), p.79.
John Knodel et al., Thailand’s Reproductive Revolution: Rapid Fertility Decline in a Third-World Setting reviewed in Economic Development and Cultural Change 38 (1990), pp.442-445.
Norman G. Owen (ed.), The Philippine Economy and the United States: Studies in Past and Present Interactions reviewed in Journal of Economic History 48 (1988), pp. 768-769.
Norman G. Owen, Prosperity Without Progress: Manila Hemp and Material Life in the Colonial Philippines reviewed in Journal of Economic History 48 (1988), pp. 769-770.
Jee-Peng Tan, Kiong Hock Lee and Alain Mingat, User Charges for Education: The Ability and Willingness to Pay in Malawi reviewed in Economics of Education Review 5 (1986), pp. 330-331.
D. Feeny, The Political Economy of Productivity: Thai Agricultural Development 1880-1975 reviewed in Journal of Economic History 42 (1983), pp. 326-328.
J. Kelly and H. Klein, Revolution and the Rebirth of Inequality: A Theory Applied to the National Revolution in Bolivia reviewed in Journal of Economic Literature 21 (1983), pp. 26-27.
R. Repetto, Economic Equality and Fertility in Developing Countries reviewed in Journal of Political Economy 89 (1981), pp. 423-425.
J. M. M. Ritzen, Education, Economic Growth and Income Distribution reviewed in De Economist 126/2 (1978), pp. 265-266.
“Economic Consequences of
Low Fertility,” in Kingsley Davis et al.
(eds.), Below-Replacement Fertility in
Industrial Societies (Population and
Development Review, Supplement to Vol. 12),
“Illegal Aliens and the
Law” (with B. Chiswick), The L. A. Times
“Recent Immigration Policy:
Causes and Consequences” (Commentary) in B. Chiswick (ed.), The Gateway:
“On Benefits of Mandatory
Retirement” (with B. Chiswick), The New
York Times Op-Ed page,
“Perspectives in Income Distribution Research” (comments) in Income Distribution, Employment and Economic Development in Southeast and East Asia (papers and proceedings of the JERC-CAMS Seminars, December 1974), Japan Economic Research Center, Tokyo, July 1975, pp. 45-46.
“Spiritual Capital: An Economic Framework.” (with Barry R. Chiswick. Prepared for the John Templeton Foundation meeting on Spiritual Capital: Developing a New Field of Economics and Religion), October 2003, 7 pages.
“Israel and American Jewry in the Year 2020: An Economic Analysis” (prepared for the Jewish Agency for Israel, in English), March 1996, 41 pages.
“Human Resources and
Employment Prospects in
“Statistical Data for
“The Distribution of Income
“Benchmark Data on Holding
of Net Worth Components” (with R. Ferber, M. Frankel and R. Pearl; prepared for
HEW by Survey Research Laboratory, University of
“The Determinants of
“Profiles of Poverty:
“The Effects of Inflation on Poor Households: A Survey of the Literature” (prepared for United Nations Center for Development Planning, Projections and Policies), June 1978, 49 pages.
“Regional Differences in
the Distribution of Household Incomes in
“Measuring Poverty” (Working Paper A-1, World Bank Research Project 671-36), March 1976, 35 pages.
“Household Expenditure Patterns by Income Level: Statistical Tables” (Working Papers A-2 and A-3, World Bank Research Project 671-36), 1976, 26 and 28 pages, respectively.
Report on Social Objectives and Related Policies and Programmes in National Plans of Selected Developing Countries, United Nations Document No. E/CN.5/476, October 1972. (Available in English, French, Spanish and Russian).
“Unemployment, Underemployment and Job-Creation” (prepared for the Agency for International Development, Latin America Bureau), August 1971, 10 pages.