Economic History and Labor Economics
New Jersey Hall 209B
Carolyn M. Moehling is an associate professor of Economics at Rutgers and a faculty research fellow of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Her research focuses on the interactions between households, markets and governments in the past. Her current research projects include studies of the fertility of the Irish both at home and after immigration to the United States, the connections between immigration and crime in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and the evolution and impact of Progressive Era social programs on American families. Professor Moehling currently serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Economic History and Explorations in Economic History.
- "Immigration, Crime, and Incarceration in Early 20th Century America," with Anne Morrison Piehl. Demography (forthcoming).
- "The American Welfare System and Family Structure: An Historical Perspective," Journal of Human Resources, (Winter 2007).
- "The Fertility of the Irish in the United States in 1910," with Timothy Guinnane and Cormac Ó Gráda, Explorations in Economic History, 43 (July 2006).
- " 'She has suddenly become powerful': Youth Employment and Household Decision-Making in the Early Twentieth Century," Journal of Economic History, 65 (June 2005).