B.A., Claremont McKenna College
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Teaching and Scholarly Interests
Professor Zavodny's teaching and research interests include labor economics, economic demography, economics of the family, and immigration.
Recent publications by Professor Zavodny include:
Beside the Golden Door: U.S. Immigration Reform in a New Era of Globalization (with Pia Orrenius). Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute Press, 2010
"Differences between Mexican Migration to the U.S. and the Interior: Evidence from Mexican Survey Data" (with Pia Orrenius and Leslie Lukens) in Labor Market Issues along the U.S.-Mexico Border, ed. Marie Mora and Alberto Davila. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 2009
"The Effect of Tougher Enforcement on the Job Prospects of Latin American Immigrants" (with Pia Orrenius) in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (Spring 2009)
"Is There a 'Marriage Premium' for Gay Men?" in the Review of Economics of the Household (December 2008).