Daniel Schneider

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Assistant Professor
Research Interests: 
Social Demography, Inequality, Family, Wealth and Household Finance
480 Barrows
Curriculum Vitae: 

Daniel Schneider completed his B.A. in Public Policy at Brown University in 2003 and earned his PhD in Sociology and Social Policy from Princeton University in 2012.  Before joining the Department of Sociology, he was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Postdoctoral Scholar in Health Policy Research at UC Berkeley. Professor Schneider’s research interests are focused on social demography, inequality, and the family.  His current research includes an investigation of the role of economic resources in entry into marriage and cohabitation, a project examining the effects of the Great Recession on relationship quality, union dissolution, and fertility, and work on how precarious and unpredictable employment affects family life.  

Email: djschneider@berkeley.edu

Representative Publications: 


2016. Daniel Schneider, Kristen Harknett, and Sara McLanahan.  "Intimate Partner Violence in the Great Recession."  Demography 53(2): 471-505.

2015.  Daniel Schneider and Orestes Hastings.  “Socio-Economic Variation in the Demographic Response to Economic Shocks: Evidence from the Great Recession.” Demography 52(6): 1893-1915.

2015.  Daniel Schneider.  “The Great Recession, Fertility, and Uncertainty: Evidence from the States.” Journal of Marriage and Family 77(5): 1144-1156.

2015.  Daniel Schneider and Kristin Turney.  "Incarceration and Black-White Inequality in Homeownership: A State-Level Analysis."  Social Science Research  53: 403-414.

2014.  Daniel Schneider and Adam Reich. “Marrying Ain’t Hard When You Got a Union Card? Labor Union Membership and First Marriage.” Social Problems.

2013.  McLanahan, Sara, Laura Tach, and Daniel Schneider. “The Causal Effect of Father Absence.” Annual Review of Sociology Vol. 39. 

2011.  Schneider, Daniel.  “Wealth and the Marital Divide.” American Journal of Sociology 117(2): 627-667. 

2011.  Lusardi, Annamaria, Daniel Schneider, and Peter Tufano.  “Financially Fragile Households: Evidence and Implications.” Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (Spring: 83-134).