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Social mobility in the new Gilded Age

Chetty, Raj, David B. Grusky, Maximilian Hell, Nathaniel Hendren, Robert Manduca, and Jimmy Narang. 2017. “The Fading American Dream: Trends in Absolute Income Mobility Since 1940.” Science 24 (April), pp. 1-16.  Also available via Science.

Jonsson, Jan O., David B. Grusky, Matthew Di Carlo, and Reinhard Pollak. 2017. "It’s a Decent Bet That Our Children Will be Professors Too." Inequality in the 21st Century, edited by David B. Grusky and Jasmine Hill. 2017. New York: Perseus Books. 

Mitnik, Pablo A., Erin Cumberworth, and David B. Grusky.  2016.  “Social Mobility in a High Inequality Regime.” In Living in a High Inequality Regime, edited by Alair MacLean and David B. Grusky.  The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.  Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications. 

Grusky, David B., C. Matthew Snipp, and Timothy Smeeding. 2015. “A New Infrastructure for Monitoring Social Mobility in the United States.” Monitoring Social Mobility in the 21st Century, edited by David B. Grusky, C. Matthew Snipp, and Timothy Smeeding. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.  Volume 657. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications. 

Mitnik, Pablo A., Victoria Bryant, David B. Grusky, and Michael Weber. 2015. “A Portrait of Economic Mobility in the United States.” The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Mitnik, Pablo A., Victoria Bryant, David B. Grusky, and Michael Weber. 2015. “New Estimates of Intergenerational Economic Mobility Using Administrative Data.” Statistics of Income Working Paper.

Huerta-Wong, Juan Enrique, Esra Burak, and David Grusky. 2015. “Is Mexico the Limiting Case? Social Mobility in the New Gilded Age.” Social Mobility in Mexico, edited by Roberto Velez, Raymundo Campos, and Juan Enrique Huerta-Wong, Centre for Studies Espinosa Yglesias.

Red Bird, Beth, Natassia Rodriguez, Christopher Wimer, and David B. Grusky. 2013. How Much Protection Does a College Degree Afford? The Impact of the Recession on Recent College Graduates. Pew Charitable Trusts, Economic Mobility Project.

Grusky, David B., and Erin Cumberworth. 2012. "A National Protocol for Measuring Intergenerational Mobility?" National Academy of Science.

Jonsson, Jan O., David B. Grusky, Reinhard Pollak, and Matthew Di Carlo. 2011. "Occupations and Social Mobility: Gradational, Big Class, and Micro-class Reproduction in Comparative Perspective." Pp. 139-171 in Persistence, Privilege, and Parenting: The Comparative Study of Intergenerational Mobility, edited by Robert Erikson, Markus Jannti, and Timothy Smeeding. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

Jonsson, Jan O., David B. Grusky, Matthew Di Carlo, Reinhard Pollak, Mary C. Brinton. 2009. "Micro-Class Mobility: Social Reproduction in Four Countries." American Journal of Sociology 114: 977-1036.

Grusky, David B., and Jan O. Jonsson. 2008. "Where’s the Occupation in Occupational Mobility?" Sociologia del Lavoro 113: 119-38.

Mobility and Inequality: Frontiers of Research from Sociology and Economics, edited by Stephen Morgan, Gary Fields, and David B. Grusky. 2006. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Grusky, David B., and Kim A. Weeden. 2006. "Does the Sociological Approach to Studying Social Mobility Have a Future?" Pp. 85-108 in Mobility and Inequality: Frontiers of Research from Sociology and Economics, edited by Stephen Morgan, Gary Fields, and David B. Grusky. Forthcoming. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Sørensen, Jesper, and David B. Grusky. 1996. "The Structure of Career Mobility in Microscopic Perspective." Pp. 83-114 in Social Differentiation and Inequality, edited by James N. Baron, David B. Grusky, and Donald J. Treiman. Boulder: Westview Press.

Fukumoto, Ivan K., and David B. Grusky. 1993. "Social Mobility and Class Structure in Early-Industrial France." Pp. 40-67 in Building European Society: Occupational Change and Social Mobility in Europe, 1840-1940, edited by Andrew Miles and David Vincent. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Grusky, David B., and Thomas A. DiPrete. 1990. "Recent Trends in the Process of Stratification," Demography 27, pp. 617-37.

Stier, Haya, and David B. Grusky. 1990. "An Overlapping Persistence Model of Career Mobility," American Sociological Review 55, pp. 736-56.

DiPrete, Thomas A., and David B. Grusky. 1990. "Structure and Trend in the Process of Stratification for American Men and Women." American Journal of Sociology 96, pp. 107-43.

Grusky, David B., and Ivan K. Fukumoto. 1989. "A Sociological Approach to Historical Social Mobility: A Research Update." Journal of Social History 23, pp. 221-32.

Hauser, Robert M., and David B. Grusky. 1988. "Cross National Variation in Occupational Distributions, Relative Mobility Chances, and Intergenerational Shifts in Occupational Distributions." American Sociological Review 53, pp. 723-41.

Hauser, Robert M., and David B. Grusky. 1988. "Errors in Slomczynski and Krauze's Comparative Analysis of Social Mobility." American Sociological Review 53, pp. 749-52.

Grusky, David B. 1986.  American Social Mobility in the 19th and 20th Centuries. Center for Demography and Ecology.

Grusky, David B., and Robert M. Hauser. 1984. "Comparative Social Mobility Revisited: Models of Convergence and Divergence in Sixteen Countries." American Sociological Review 49, pp. 19-38. [Reprinted in Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective, edited by David B. Grusky. Boulder: Westview Press.]

Grusky, David B. 1983. "Industrialization and the Status Attainment Process: The Thesis of Industrialism Reconsidered." American Sociological Review 48, pp. 494-506.

Why is there so much income inequality?

Grusky, David B. 2017. “Reducing Inequality in a Populist World.” Revue française de sociologie 58 (2), pp. 199-205. 

Grusky, David B., and Alair MacLean. 2016. “The Social Fallout of a High Inequality Regime.” In Living in a High Inequality Regime, edited by Alair MacLean and David B. Grusky.  The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications. 

Red Bird, Beth, and David B. Grusky. 2015. “Rent, Rent-Seeking, and Social Inequality.” Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, edited by Stephen Kosslyn and Robert Scott. Wiley.

Lui, Yujia, and David B. Grusky. 2014. “The Winners of the Third Industrial Revolution.” Pp. 113-26 in Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective, 4th edition, edited by David B. Grusky and Kate Weisshaar. Boulder: Westview Press.

Weeden, Kim A., and David B. Grusky. 2013. “Inequality and Market Failure.” American Behavioral Scientist 57(11), pp. 1-19.

Grusky, David B., and Erin Cumberworth. 2013. “Economic Inequality in the United States: An Occupy-Inspired Primer.” Ch. 2 in Occupy the Future, edited by David B. Grusky, Douglas McAdam, Robert Reich, and Debra Satz. Cambridge: MIT Press. 

Owens, Lindsay A., and David B. Grusky. 2013. “Comment on 'Rising Inequality: Transitory or Permanent? New Evidence from a Panel of U.S. Tax Returns.'”  Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (Spring), pp. 133-40.

Grusky, David B. 2013. “Taxing Away Inequality.” Boston Review (February, 2013). 

Grusky, David B., and Kim A. Weeden. 2013. “Why is There So Much Poverty?” Ch. 5 in Occupy the Future, edited by David B. Grusky, Douglas McAdam, Robert Reich, and Debra Satz. 2013. Cambridge: MIT Press. 

Lui, Yujia, and David B. Grusky. 2013. “Inequality in the Third Industrial Revolution.” American Journal of Sociology 118 (6), May, 2013, pp. 1330-74.

The New Gilded Age, edited by David B. Grusky and Tamar Kricheli-Katz. 2012. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Grusky, David B., and Tamar Kricheli-Katz. 2012. "Poverty and Inequality in a New World." Ch. 1, The New Gilded Age, edited by David B. Grusky and Tamar Kricheli-Katz. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Grusky, David B. 2012. "What to Do About Inequality?" Boston Review (March/April).

Grusky, David B., and Kim A. Weeden. 2011. "Is Market Failure Behind the Takeoff in Inequality?" Pp. 90-97 in The Inequality Reader: Contemporary and Foundational Readings in Race, Class, and Gender, 2nd Edition, edited by David B. Grusky and Szonja Szelényi. Boulder: Westview Press.

Grusky, David B. 2011. "Rationing Education Protects the Rich." Boston Review (December). (Reprinted in Calcalist, Yedioth Ahronoth Group.)

The Inequality Puzzle. 2010. Roland Berger, David B. Grusky, Tobias Raffel, Geoffrey Samuels, and Christopher Wimer. Springer Press.

Grusky, David B., and Christopher Wimer. 2010. "Is There Too Much Inequality?" Pp. 3-10 in The Inequality Puzzle. 2010. Roland Berger, David B. Grusky, Tobias Raffel, Geoffrey Samuels, and Christopher Wimer. Springer Press.

Grusky, David B., and Christopher Wimer. 2010. "A View from the Top." Pp. 177-89 in The Inequality Puzzle. 2010. Roland Berger, David B. Grusky, Tobias Raffel, Geoffrey Samuels, and Christopher Wimer. Springer Press.

Grusky, David B., and Christopher Wimer. 2010. "Can Inequality be Reduced by Building Better Markets?" Pp. 211-23 in The Inequality Puzzle. 2010. Roland Berger, David B. Grusky, Tobias Raffel, Geoffrey Samuels, and Christopher Wimer. Springer Press.

Weeden, Kim A., Young-Mi Kim, Matt DiCarlo, and David B. Grusky. 2007. "Social Class and Earnings Inequality." American Behavioral Scientist 50: 702-36.

The commodification of opportunity

Varner, Charles, Marybeth Mattingly, and David B. Grusky. 2017. “The Facts Behind the Visions.” Pathways Magazine (Spring), pp. 3-8.

Grusky, David B. and Jasmine Hill. 2017. “Poverty and Inequality in the 21st Century.” Inequality in the 21st Century, edited by David B. Grusky and Jasmine Hill. New York: Perseus Books.

Grusky, David B., and Alair MacLean. 2016. “The Social Fallout of a High Inequality Regime.” In Living in a High Inequality Regime, edited by Alair MacLean and David B. Grusky.  The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications. 

New opportunities with administrative data

Alexander, J. Trent, Robert Andersen, Peter W. Cookson, Kathryn Edin, Jonathan Fisher, David B. Grusky, Marybeth Mattingly, and Charles Varner.  2017. “A Qualitative Census of Rural and Urban Poverty.” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. Volume 672, pp. 143-61. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications. 

Grusky, David B., C. Matthew Snipp, and Timothy Smeeding. 2015. “A New Infrastructure for Monitoring Social Mobility in the United States.” Monitoring Social Mobility in the 21st Century, edited by David B. Grusky, C. Matthew Snipp, and Timothy Smeeding. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.  Volume 657. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications. 

Owens, Lindsay A., and David B. Grusky. 2013. “Comment on 'Rising Inequality: Transitory or Permanent? New Evidence from a Panel of U.S. Tax Returns.'” Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (Spring), pp. 133-40.

Ending poverty ... permanently

Grusky, David B. 2017. “Applying Science to Solve Poverty.” End Child Poverty in California.

Grusky, David B. 2017. “It’s Not Charity.” California Forward.

Alexander, J. Trent, Robert Andersen, Peter W. Cookson, Kathryn Edin, Jonathan Fisher, David B. Grusky, Marybeth Mattingly, and Charles Varner.  2017. “A Qualitative Census of Rural and Urban Poverty.” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. Volume 672, pp. 143-61. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications.

Varner, Charles, Marybeth Mattingly, and David B. Grusky. 2017. “The Facts Behind the Visions.” Pathways Magazine (Spring), pp. 3-8.

Collis, Conway, David B. Grusky, Sara Kimberlin, Courtney Powers, Sandra Sanchez, Marion Coddou, Erin Cumberworth, Jonathan Fisher, Jared Furuta, Jasmine Hill, Molly King, Yana Kucheva, Ryan Leupp, Ana Matosantos, Natassia Rodriguez, and Rachel Wright. 2015. “Reducing Poverty in California ... Permanently.” Pathways Magazine.

Grusky, David B., Marion Coddou, Erin Cumberworth, Jonathan Fisher, Jared Furuta, Jasmine Hill, Sara Kimberlin, Molly King, Yana Kucheva, Ryan Leupp, Marybeth Mattingly, Natassia Rodriguez, Charles Varner, and Rachel Wright. 2015. “Why is There So Much Poverty in California?  The Causes of California’s Sky-High Poverty and the Evidence Behind the Equal Opportunity Plan for Reducing It.”  Pathways Magazine.

Grusky, David B. 2015. “America’s Premier Equal-Opportunity Institution.” Pp. 47-53 in Opening the Doors of Opportunity for All. Washington, D.C.: American Institutes for Research.

Grusky, David. B. 2014. “Four Myths About Poverty.”  Pp. B11-B14 in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Grusky, David B., and Kim A. Weeden. 2013. “Why is There So Much Poverty?” Ch. 5 in Occupy the Future, edited by David B. Grusky, Douglas McAdam, Robert Reich, and Debra Satz. 2013. Cambridge: MIT Press. 

Inequality in a populist world

Jackson, Michelle V., and David B. Grusky. 2017.  “A Cultural Theory of Structural Loss.” British Journal of Sociology (under review).

Grusky, David B. 2017. “Reducing Inequality in a Populist World.” Revue française de sociologie 58 (2).

Grusky, David B., Douglas McAdam, Rob Reich, and Debra Satz. 2013. “Occupy the Future.” Ch. 1 in Occupy the Future, edited by David B. Grusky, Douglas McAdam, Robert Reich, and Debra Satz. Cambridge: MIT Press. 

Occupy the Future, edited by David B. Grusky, Douglas McAdam, Robert Reich, and Debra Satz. 2012. Cambridge: MIT Press.

The past, present, and future of big social classes

Jonsson, Jan O., David B. Grusky, Matthew Di Carlo, and Reinhard Pollak. 2017. “It’s a Decent Bet That Our Children Will be Professors Too.” Inequality in the 21st Century, edited by David B. Grusky and Jasmine Hill. 2017. New York: Perseus Books. 

Weeden, Kim, and David B. Grusky. 2014. “The Changing Form of Inequality.” Pp. 222-32 in Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective, 4th edition, edited by David B. Grusky and Kate Weisshaar. Boulder: Westview Press.

Weeden, Kim, and David B. Grusky. 2012. "The Three Worlds of Inequality." American Journal of Sociology 117(6): 1723-85.

Jonsson, Jan O., David B. Grusky, Reinhard Pollak, and Matthew Di Carlo. 2011. "Occupations and Social Mobility: Gradational, Big Class, and Micro-class Reproduction in Comparative Perspective." Persistence, Privilege, and Parenting: The Comparative Study of Intergenerational Mobility, edited by Robert Erikson, Markus Jannti, and Timothy Smeeding. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

Jonsson, Jan O., David B. Grusky, Matthew Di Carlo, Reinhard Pollak, Mary C. Brinton. 2009. "Micro-Class Mobility: Social Reproduction in Four Countries." American Journal of Sociology 114: 977-1036.

Grusky, David B., and Jan O. Jonsson. 2008. "Where’s the Occupation in Occupational Mobility?" Sociologia del Lavoro113: 119-38.

Grusky, David B., Yoshimichi Sato, Jan O. Jonsson, Satoshi Miwa, Matthew Di Carlo, Reinhard Pollak, and Mary C. Brinton. 2008. "Social Mobility in Japan: A New Approach to Modeling Trend in Mobility." Pp. 1-25 in Intergenerational Mobility and Intragenerational Mobility, edited by Tsutomu Watanabe. 2005 SSM Research Project Series, Volume III.

Grusky, David B., and Kim A. Weeden. 2008. "Are There Social Classes? An Empirical Test of the Sociologist’s Favorite Concept." Pp. 65-92 in Social Class: How Does it Work?, edited by Dalton Conley and Annette Lareau. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

Weeden, Kim, Young-Mi Kim, Matthew Di Carlo, and David B. Grusky. 2008. "Is the Labor Market Becoming More or Less Gradational?" Pp. 249-65 in Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective, 3rd edition, edited by David B. Grusky, Manwai C. Ku and Szonja Szelényi. Boulder: Westview Press.

Weeden, Kim A., Young-Mi Kim, Matt DiCarlo, and David B. Grusky. 2007. "Social Class and Earnings Inequality." American Behavioral Scientist 50: 702-36.

Weeden, Kim A., and David B. Grusky. 2005. "The Case for a New Class Map." American Journal of Sociology 111: 141-212.

Grusky, David B., and Gabriela Galescu. 2005. "Foundations of a Neo-Durkheimian Class Analysis." Pp. 51-81 in Approaches to Class Analysis, edited by Erik O. Wright. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Grusky, David B. 2005. "Is Durkheim a Class Analyst?" Pp. 322-59 in The Cambridge Companion to Durkheim, edited by Jeffrey Alexander and Phil Smith. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Weeden, Kim A., and David B. Grusky. 2005. "Are There Any Big Classes at All?" Pp. 3-56 in The Shape of Social Inequality: Stratification and Ethnicity in Comparative Perspective, edited by David Bills. Volume 22, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Grusky, David B., and Kim A. Weeden. 2002. "Class Analysis and the Heavy Weight of Convention." Acta Sociologica 45: 229-36.

Grusky, David B., and Kim A. Weeden. 2001. "Decomposition without Death: A Research Agenda for a New Class Analysis." Acta Sociologica 44: 203-18.

Grusky, David B., and Jesper B. Sørensen. 2001. "Are There Big Social Classes?" Pp. 183-94 in Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective (Second Edition), edited by David B. Grusky. Boulder: Westview Press.

Grusky, David B., Kim A. Weeden, and Jesper B. Sørensen. 2000. "The Case for Realism in Class Analysis." Political Power and Social Theory 14: 291-305.

Grusky, David B., and Jesper B. Sørensen. 1998. "Can Class Analysis Be Salvaged?" American Journal of Sociology 103, pp. 1187-1234.

Grusky, David B., and Stephen E. Van Rompaey. 1992. "The Vertical Scaling of Occupations: Some Cautionary Comments and Reflections," American Journal of Sociology 97, pp. 1712-28.

The future of gender inequality

Levanon, Asaf, and David B. Grusky. 2017. “Why is There So Much Gender Segregation?” Inequality in the 21st Century, edited by David B. Grusky and Jasmine Hill. New York: Perseus Books.

Levanon, Asaf, and David B. Grusky. 2016. “The Persistence of Extreme Gender Segregation in the 21st Century.” The American Journal of Sociology 122(2), pp. 573-619.

Grusky, David B., and Asaf Levanon. 2008. "Four Gloomy Futures for Sex Segregation." Pp. 812-25 in Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective, 3rd edition, edited by David B. Grusky, Manwai C. Ku and Szonja Szelényi. Boulder: Westview Press.

Charles, Maria, and David B. Grusky. 2007. "Egalitarianism and Gender Inequality." Pp. 327-342 in Inequality: Contemporary and Foundational Readings in Race, Class, and Gender, edited by David B. Grusky and Szonja Szelényi. Boulder: Westview Press.

The Declining Significance of Gender?, edited by Francine D. Blau, Mary C. Brinton, and David B. Grusky. 2006. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

Grusky, David B., and Asaf Levanon. 2006. "Describing Occupational Segregation in Sparse and Incomplete Arrays." Sociological Methods and Research 34: 554-72.

Blau, Francine D., Mary C. Brinton, and David B. Grusky. 2006. "The Declining Significance of Gender?" Pp. 3-34 in The Declining Significance of Gender?, edited by Francine D. Blau, Mary C. Brinton, and David B. Grusky. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

Occupational Ghettos: The Worldwide Segregation of Women and Men, Maria Charles and David B. Grusky. 2004. Stanford: Stanford University Press. Winner, 2005 Max Weber Prize, American Sociological Association.

Grusky, David B., and Maria Charles. 2001. "Is There a Worldwide Sex Segregation Regime?" Pp. 689-703 in Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective (Second Edition), edited by David B. Grusky. Boulder: Westview Press.

Grusky, David B., and Maria Charles. 1998. "The Past, Present, and Future of Sex Segregation Methodology." Demography35: 497-504.

Charles, Maria, and David B. Grusky. 1995. "Models for Describing the Underlying Structure of Sex Segregation." American Journal of Sociology 100, pp. 931-71.

Winners and losers in the Great Recession

Red Bird, Beth, and David B. Grusky. 2016. “The Distributional Effects of the Great Recession ... Where has all the Sociology Gone?” Annual Review of Sociology (42), pp. 185-215.

Grusky, David B., Beth Red Bird, Natassia Rodriguez, and Christopher Wimer. 2013. How Much Protection Does a College Degree Afford? The Impact of the Recession on Recent College Graduates. Philadelphia, PA: The Pew Charitable Trusts.

The Great Recession, edited by David B. Grusky, Bruce Western, and Christopher Wimer.  2011. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

Grusky, David B., Bruce Western, and Christopher Wimer. 2011. “The Consequences of the Great Recession.”  Pp. 3-20 in The Great Recession, edited by David B. Grusky, Bruce Western, and Christopher Wimer. New York: Russell Sage.

Measuring poverty in the 21st century

Alexander, J. Trent, Robert Andersen, Peter W. Cookson, Kathryn Edin, Jonathan Fisher, David B. Grusky, Marybeth Mattingly, and Charles Varner.  2017. “A Qualitative Census of Rural and Urban Poverty.” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. Volume 672, pp. 143-61. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications.

State of the Union Poverty and Inequality Reports (issued annually).  Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality.

Wimer, Christopher, Barbara Bergmann, David Betson, John Coder, and David B. Grusky. 2011. "The Future of U.S. Poverty Measurement." Pathways Magazine (Fall): 20-25.

Grusky, David B., and Kim A. Weeden. 2008. "Measuring Poverty: The Case for a Sociological Approach." Pp. 20-35 in Many Dimensions of Poverty, edited by Nanak Kakwani and Jacques Silber. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan.

Poverty and Inequality, edited by David B. Grusky and Ravi Kanbur. 2006. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Grusky, David B., and Emily Ryo. 2006. "Did Katrina Recalibrate Attitudes Toward Poverty and Inequality? A Test of the ‘Dirty Little Secret’ Hypothesis." Du Bois Review 3 (1): 59-82.

Grusky, David B., and Ravi Kanbur. 2006. "The Conceptual Foundations of Poverty and Inequality Measurement." Pp. 1-29 in Poverty and Inequality, edited by David B. Grusky and Ravi Kanbur. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Theories and mechanisms of inequality

Grusky, David B., Marybeth Mattingly, and Charles E. Varner. 2017. “The Poverty and Inequality Report: Racial and Ethnic Inequalities.” Pathways Magazine, pp. 3-4.

Grusky, David B. and Jasmine Hill. 2017. “Poverty and Inequality in the 21st Century.” Inequality in the 21st Century,  edited by David B. Grusky and Jasmine Hill. New York: Perseus Books.

Jackson, Michelle V., and David B. Grusky. 2017.  “A Cultural Theory of Structural Loss.” British Journal of Sociology (under review). 

Grusky, David B. 2017. “Reducing Inequality in a Populist World.” Revue française de sociologie 58 (2).

Grusky, David B., Marybeth Mattingly, and Charles E. Varner. 2016. “The Poverty and Inequality Report: Cross-National Variability.” Pathways Magazine, pp. 3-9.

Grusky, David B. 2016. “Social Stratification.” Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, edited by Robert Segal and Kocku von Stuckrad. Brill Academic Publishers.

Grusky, David B., and Alair MacLean. 2016. “The Social Fallout of a High Inequality Regime.” In Living in a High Inequality Regime, edited by Alair MacLean and David B. Grusky.  The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications. 

Grusky, David B. 2014. “Theories of Stratification and Inequality.” International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd Edition. Oxford: Elsevier.

Grusky, David B., and Kate Weisshaar.  2014. “The Questions We Ask About Inequality.”  Pp. 1-16 in Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective, 4th edition, edited by David B. Grusky and Kate Weisshaar. Boulder: Westview Press.

Grusky, David B., and Szonja Szelényi.  2014. “The Stories We Tell About Inequality.” Pp. 17-27 in Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective, 4th edition, edited by David B. Grusky and Kate Weisshaar. Boulder: Westview Press.

Grusky, David B., and Kate Weisshaar.  2014. “A Compressed History of Inequality.” Pp. 44-52 in Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective, 4th edition, edited by David B. Grusky and Kate Weisshaar. Boulder: Westview Press.

Grusky, David B., and Tamar Kricheli-Katz. 2012. "Poverty and Inequality in a New World." Ch. 1, The New Gilded Age, edited by David B. Grusky and Tamar Kricheli-Katz. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Grusky, David B. 2011. "The Stories About Inequality that We Love to Tell." Pp. 2-14 in The Inequality Reader: Contemporary and Foundational Readings in Race, Class, and Gender, 2nd Edition, edited by David B. Grusky and Szonja Szelényi. Boulder: Westview Press.

Grusky, David B. 2011. "Theories of Stratification and Inequality." Pp. 622-24 in The Concise Encyclopedia of Sociology, edited by George Ritzer and J. Michael Ryan. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Grusky, David B., and Christopher Wimer. 2010. "Is There Too Much Inequality?" Pp. 3-10 in The Inequality Puzzle. 2010. Roland Berger, David B. Grusky, Tobias Raffel, Geoffrey Samuels, and Christopher Wimer. Springer Press.

Grusky, David B., and Manwai C. Ku. 2008. "Gloom, Doom, and Inequality." Pp. 2-28 in Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective, 3rd edition, edited by David B. Grusky, Manwai C. Ku and Szonja Szelényi. Boulder: Westview Press.

Grusky, David B. 2008. "Class." The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.

Grusky, David B. 2007. "Theories of Stratification and Inequality." Pp. 4801-4810 in Encyclopedia of Sociology, edited by George Ritzer. Oxford: Basil Blackwell.

Grusky, David B., and Szonja Szelényi. 2007. "The Rise and Fall of Benign Narratives About Inequality." Pp. 1-13 in The Inequality Reader: Contemporary and Foundational Readings in Race, Class, and Gender, edited by David B. Grusky and Szonja Szelényi. Boulder: Westview Press.

Grusky, David B., and Matthew Di Carlo. 2001. "Should Sociologists Plod Along and Establish Descriptive Regularities or Seek a Grand Explanation for Them?" European Sociological Review 17: 457-64.

Grusky, David B. 2001. "The Past, Present, and Future of Social Inequality." Pp. 3-51 in Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective (Second Edition), edited by David B. Grusky. Boulder: Westview Press. Reprinted in Social Inequality (translated by Xia Jianzhong), Renmin University of China Press, 2006.

Grusky, David B. 2001. "Social Stratification." Pp. 14, 443-52 in International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, edited by Neil J. Smelser and Paul B. Baltes. New York: Elsevier Science.

Grusky, David B. 2000. "Social Stratification." Pp. 2807-21 in The Encyclopedia of Sociology (Second Edition), edited by Edgar F. Borgatta andhill Rhonda J.V. Montgomery. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.

Social Differentiation and Inequality, edited by James N. Baron, David B. Grusky, and Donald J. Treiman. 1996. Boulder: Westview Press.

Grusky, David B. 1994. "The Contours of Social Stratification." Pp. 3-35 in Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective, edited by David B. Grusky. Boulder: Westview Press.

Grusky, David B. 1993. "Social Stratification." Pp. 610-613 in The Blackwell Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Social Thought, edited by William Outhwaite and Tom Bottomore. Oxford: Basil Blackwell.

Grusky, David B., and Ann Azumi Takata. 1992. "Social Stratification." Pp. 1955-70 in The Encyclopedia of Sociology, edited by Edgar F. Borgatta. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.

Burton, Mary Diane, and David B. Grusky. 1992. "A Quantitative History of Comparative Stratification Research,"Contemporary Sociology 21, pp. 623-31.

Grusky, David B., and Stephen E. Van Rompaey. 1992. "The Vertical Scaling of Occupations: Some Cautionary Comments and Reflections," American Journal of Sociology 97, pp. 1712-28.

Opinion pieces

Grusky, David B. 2017. “Applying Science to Solve Poverty.” End Child Poverty in California.

Grusky, David B. 2017. “It’s Not Charity, It’s a Commitment to Equalizing Opportunity.” California Forward.

Grusky, David B., and Kim A. Weeden. 2016. “Do Disciplinary Boundaries Keep Us From Asking the Right Questions about Inequality?” Items: Insights from the Social Sciences. Social Science Research Council.

Grusky, David B. 2015. “America’s Premier Equal-Opportunity Institution.” Pp. 47-53 in Opening the Doors of Opportunity for All. Washington, D.C.: American Institutes for Research.

Grusky, David. B. 2014. “Four Myths About Poverty.”  Pp. B11-B14 in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Grusky, David B. 2014. “The Inequality Research Machine.” The Stanford University Press.

Grusky, David B. and C. Matthew Snipp. 2013. “Neighborhood as Destiny? What’s Unknown about Stork Drops and Mobility?” PBS Newshour Magazine.  

Grusky, David B. 2011. "It’s Not Just the Poor Who Pay for our Taste for Small Government." Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity.

Grusky, David B. 2011. "America’s Army of Jobless." Los Angeles Times (November).

Grusky, David B. 2008. "Poverty and the Hyper-Moral American." Stanford Report (October): 5.