• 2503 Citations

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Research Interests

Professor Quillian’s  current work is focused primarily on two projects.  The first project is a meta-analysis of audit and correspondence studies of racial and ethnic discrimination in labor markets around the world.  The second project analyzes residential mobility patterns to better understand the sources of racial and economic residential segregation in American cities.

Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, PhD, Harvard University

… → 1997

Sociology, MA, Harvard University

… → 1993

Sociology, BA, The University of Chicago

… → 1991

Research interests

  • Race and ethnicity
  • Social stratification
  • Urban Sociology
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Demography

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Research Output

Racial Discrimination in the U.S. Housing and Mortgage Lending Markets: A Quantitative Review of Trends, 1976–2016

Quillian, L., Lee, J. J. & Honoré, B., Mar 1 2020, In : Race and Social Problems. 12, 1, p. 13-28 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Do some countries discriminate more than others? Evidence from 97 field experiments of racial discrimination in hiring

    Quillian, L., Heath, A., Pager, D., Midtbøen, A. H., Fleischmann, F. & Hexela, O., Jan 1 2019, In : Sociological Science. 6, p. 467-496 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 10 Scopus citations

    Assessing the new political culture by comparing cities around the world

    Clark, T. N., Bartkowski, J., Bo, Z., Quillian, L., Huffer, D., Munson, Z., Fong, E., Qian, Y. J., Gromala, M., Rempel, M. & Merritt, D., Jan 1 2018, The New Political Culture. Taylor and Francis, p. 93-191 99 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • 5 Scopus citations

    Contextual advantage: A formal theory with application to American cities

    Quillian, L. G., Feb 1 2017, In : RSF. 3, 2, p. 152-169 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Meta-analysis of field experiments shows no change in racial discrimination in hiring over time

    Quillian, L., Pager, D., Hexel, O. & Midtbøen, A. H., Oct 10 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 41, p. 10870-10875 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 96 Scopus citations