Tom VanHeuvelen Curriculum Vitae Educational Background & Specialties Publications Activities Educational Background & Specialties Open Close Educational Background Ph.D. M.S. M.A. B.A. Specialties Stratification and Inequality Comparative and Historical Sociology Quantitative Methodology Sociology of Development Publications Open Close Publications "The Right to Work, Power Resources, and Economic Inequality." Forthcoming 2020. American Journal of Sociology. DOI 10.31235/osf.io/7qb56 "The Geography of Economic Polarization, 1950-2015," with Katherine Copas. 2019. Russell Sage Foundation Journal for the Social Sciences 5(4):77-103. "The (Economic) Development of Healthy Eating Habits: Gender, Nutrition, and Health Outcomes in 31 Countries," with Jane VanHeuvelen. 2019. Sociology of Development 5(1):91-113. "Within-Group Earnings Inequality in Cross-National Perspective." 2018. European Sociological Review 34(3):286-303. "Moral Economies or Hidden Talents? A Longitudinal Analysis of Union Decline and Wage Inequality, 1973-2015." 2018. Social Forces 97(2):495-530. "Recovering the Missing Middle: A Mesocomparative Analysis of Within-Group Inequality, 1970-2011." 2018. American Journal of Sociology 123(4):1064-1116. Activities Open Close Activities Spatial Inequality in Local Labor Markets Description An investigation of how inequalities across places in the U.S. have evolved over the past eight decades, with special focus on long-run historical changes. Institutions, Policy, and Culture Description An examination of how policy changes and union decline have affected a variety of dimensions of economic wellbeing, including economic inequality, economic volatility, and working poverty. Between-Country Inequalities, Health, and the Environment Description An examination of how behaviors and attitudes towards health and the natural environment vary across countries in response to economic development.