Fabian T. Pfeffer
Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center.
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.
Research Assistant Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research.
Ph.D., Sociology, University of Wisconsin
Dr. Pfeffer is a Research Assistant Professor at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. His research focuses on the transmission of inequality across generations, often in cross-national comparative perspective. The aging component to his research focuses on associations in socio-economic well-being across multiple generations, including grandparents and their offspring. He currently serves as a Co-Investigator of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID).
Select Aging Publications
Prix, Irene, and Fabian T. Pfeffer. 2017. "Does Donald need Uncle Scrooge? Extended family wealth and children's educational attainment in the United States." In Social Inequality across the Generations edited by Erola, Jani and Kilpi-Jakonen, Elina. Edward Elgar.
Hällsten, Martin, and Fabian T. Pfeffer. 2017. "Grand Advantage: Family Wealth and Grandchildren's Educational Achievement in Sweden." American Sociological Review, 82(2): 328-360.
Hällsten, Martin, and Fabian T. Pfeffer. 2016. "Grand Advantage: Family Wealth and Grandchildren's Educational Achievement in Sweden." PSC Research Report No. 16-871. 12 2016.
Pfeffer, Fabian T., and Alexandra Achen Killewald. 2015. "How Rigid is the Wealth Structure and Why? Inter- and Multigenerational Associations in Family Wealth." PSC Research Report No. 15-845. 9 2015.
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