Bhashkar Mazumder
Bhashkar Mazumder

Adjunct Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences

Print Overview

Bhashkar is a senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Executive Director of the Chicago Census Research Data Center. Much of his research is focused on two areas, (1) intergenerational mobility and (2) the long-run effects of early life health events.

Print Vita
Ph.D., Economics, University of California at Berkeley
M.A., Economics, New York University
B.A., Political Science, New York University

Academic Positions
Visiting Professor, University of Illinois, 2012-present

Other Professional Experience
Consultant, The Conference Board, 1996-2001
Associate Economist, The Conference Board, 1995-1996
Research Analyst, The Conference Board, 1993-1995

Grants and Awards
Research Grant, Center for Labor Economics, U.C. Berkeley, 2000
Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, Haas School of Business, 1999
Total Quality Management Award, The Conference Board, 1995
Urban Teaching Fellowship, Center for Collaborative Education, New York, 1993

Print Research
Research Interests

Labor Economics, Health Economics, Income Inequality, Economics of Education, Applied Econometrics, Macroeconomics

Mazumder, Bhashkar and Sumit Agarwal. Forthcoming. Cognitive Skills and Household Financial Decision Making. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics.
Mazumder, Bhashkar and Jonathan Davis. Forthcoming. Parental Income and Children's Well-being and Future Success: An Analysis of the SIPP matched to SSA Earnings Data. Economic Inquiry.
Mazumder, Bhashkar and Douglas Almond. Forthcoming. Fetal Origins and Parental Responses. Annual Review of Economics.
Mazumder, Bhashkar. 2012. The Effects of Education on Health and Mortality. Nordic Economics Policy Review.: 261-301.
Mazumder, Bhashkar. 2011. Family and Community Influences on Health and Socioeconomic Status: Sibling Correlations Over the Life Course. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy. 11(3)
Mazumder, Bhashkar and Douglas Almond. 2011. Health Capital and the Prenatal Environment: The Effects of Ramadan Observance During Pregnancy. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. 3(4): 56-85.
Mazumder, Bhashkar and Debopam Bhattacharya. 2011. A Nonparametric Analysis of Black-White Differences in Intergenerational Income Mobility in the United States. Quantitative Economics. 2: 355-379.
Mazumder, Bhashkar and Daniel Aaronson. 2011. The Impact of Rosenwald Schools on Black Achievement. Journal of Political Economy. 119(5): 821-888.
Mazumder, Bhashkar, Douglas Almond, Eileen Crimmins, Caleb Finch and Kyung Park. 2010. Lingering Prenatal Effects of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic on Cardiovascular Aging. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. 1(1): 26-34.
Mazumder, Bhashkar and Daniel Aaronson. 2008. Intergenerational Economic Mobility in the US: 1940 to 2000. Journal of Human Resources. 43(1): 139-172.
Mazumder, Bhashkar. 2008. Sibling Similarities and Economic Inequality in the U.S.. Journal of Population Economics. 21(3): 685-701.
Mazumder, Bhashkar. 2007. Trends in Intergenerational Mobility. Industrial Relations. 46(1): 1-6.
Mazumder, Bhashkar and David Levine. 2007. The Growing Importance of Family: Evidence from Brothers' Earnings. Industrial Relations. 46(1): 7-21.
Mazumder, Bhashkar. 2005. Fortunate Sons: New Estimates of Intergenerational Mobility in the U.S. Using Social Security Earnings Data. Review of Economics and Statistics. 87(2): 235-255.
Mazumder, Bhashkar and Douglas Almond. 2005. The Long-Term Health Effects of Fetal Exposure to the 1918 Influenza Pandemic: An Analysis of SIPP Data. American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings. 95(2): 258-262.

Print Teaching
Introduction to Applied Econometrics 2 (MECS-477-0)
Introduction to Applied Econometrics 2