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Maxwell School
Maxwell / Center for Policy Research

Katherine Michelmore

Assistant Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs

Selected Papers

“The Long-Term Impact of the Earned Income Tax Credit on Children’s Education and Employment Outcomes.” Jacob Bastian and Katherine Michelmore, Journal of Labor Economics (Forthcoming). 

“The Earned Income Tax Credit and Union Formation: The Impact of Spouse Earnings." Katherine Michelmore, Review of Economics of the Household (Forthcoming).

“A Tale of Two Majors: Explaining the Gender Gap in STEM Employment among Computer Science and Engineering Majors.” Sharon Sassler, Katherine Michelmore, and Kristin Smith, Social Sciences, Vol. 6, No. 3 (2017).​

“The Missing Women in Science, Math, Engineering, and Behavioral Science Jobs? Accounting for Gender Differences in Entrance into STEM Occupations.” Sharon Sassler, Jennifer Glass, Yael Levitte, and Katherine Michelmore, Social Science Research, Vol. 63 (2017), pp.192-208.

“The Gap within the Gap: Using Longitudinal Data to Understand Income Differences in Student Achievement.” Katherine Michelmore and Susan Dynarski, AERA Open, Vol. 3, No. 1 (2017), pp. 1-18.

“Explaining the Gender Gap in Earnings in STEM: Do Changes in Sex Composition of a Field Matter?”  Katherine Michelmore and Sharon Sassler, RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 4 (2016), pp. 194-215. 

“Pathways to a Stable Marriage? Pregnancy and Childbearing among Cohabiting Couples in the United States." Daniel Lichter, Katherine Michelmore, Richard Turner, and Sharon Sassler, Population Research and Policy Review, Vol. 35, No. 3 (2016), pp. 377-399.

“The Progression of Sexual Relationships." Sharon Sassler, Katherine Michelmore, and Jennifer Holland, Journal of Marriage and Family, Vol. 78, No. 3 (2016), pp. 587-597.

“Trends in the Relative Stability of Marital and Cohabiting Unions Following a First Birth."  Kelly Musick and Katherine Michelmore, Demography, Vol. 52, No. 5 (2015), pp. 1463-1485.

Fertility Patterns of College Graduates by Field of Study, U.S. Women Born 1960-79." Katherine Michelmore and Kelly Musick, Population Studies, Vol. 68, No. 3 (2014), pp. 359-374.

“What’s So Special about STEM? A Comparison of Women’s Retention in STEM and Professional Occupations." Jennifer Glass, Sharon Sassler, Yael Levitte, and Katherine Michelmore, Social Forces, Vol. 92, No. 2 (2013), pp. 723-756.