John Karl Scholz

John Karl Scholz Dean, College of Letters and Science
Professor of Economics
105 South Hall
(608) 263-2303

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Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications:

Ben-Shalom, Yonatan, Robert Moffitt and John Karl Scholz. Forthcoming. "An Assessment of the Effectiveness of Anti-Poverty Programs in the United States," in Oxford Handbook of Economics of Poverty, P. Jefferson, editor, Oxford University Press.

Brown, Meta, John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri. 2012. "A New Test of Borrowing Constraints for Education," Review of Economic Studies, 79, 511-538.

Moffitt, Robert and John Karl Scholz. 2010. "Trends in the Level and Distribution of Income Support," in Tax Policy and the Economy, J. Brown (ed.), MIT Press and NBER, 24, 112-152.

Heinrich, Carolyn and John Karl Scholz (eds.). 2009. Making the Work-Based Safety Net Work Better, Russell Sage Foundation.

Bayer, Patrick, B. Douglas Bernheim, and John Karl Scholz. 2009. "The Effects of Financial Education in the Workplace: Evidence from a Survey of Employers," Economic Inquiry, October, 605-624.

Research Projects:

Fundamental Factors Affecting the Wealth and Retirement of Elderly Americans

CDE Research Theme Working Groups:

Demography of Inequality