Felix Elwert

Felix Elwert Classes:
Soc 120 Marriage and the FamilySoc 952 Causal InferenceSoc 952 Graphical Causal ModelsSoc 995 Graduate Training Seminar in Demography
Romnes Professor of Sociology
4426 Sewell Social Sciences
(608) 262-9510
Fax: (608) 262-8400

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications:

Wodtke, G. T., Elwert, F., & Harding, D. J. (2016). "Neighborhood Effect Heterogeneity by Family Income and Developmental Period". American Journal of Sociology , 121(4), 1168-1222.

"Endogeneous Selection Bias: The Problem of Conditioning on a Collider Variable," Annual Review of Sociology

"Estimating Peer Effects in Longitudinal Dyadic Data Using Instrumental Variables," Biometrics.

"Graphical Causal Models," Handbook of Causal Analysis for Social Research

"Neighborhood Effects in Temporal Perspective: The Impact of Long-Term Exposure to Concentrated Disadvantage on High School Graduation," American Sociological Review

"The Legacy of Disadvantage: Multigenerational Neighborhood Effects on Cognitive Ability," American Journal of Sociology

"Effect Heterogeneity and Bias in Regression Models," Heuristics, Probability: and Causality: A Tribute to Judea Pearl

"Preliminary Evidence Regarding the Hypothesis that the Sex Ratio at Sexual Maturity May Affect Longevity in Men," Demography.
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"Wives and Ex-Wives: A New Test for Homogamy Bias in the Widowhood Effect," Demography.

"Variation in the Effect of Widowhood on Mortality by the Causes of Death of Both Spouses," American Journal of Public Health

"Widowhood and Race," American Sociological Review [With ASR online supplement]

Research Projects:

Neighborhood Effects on Health in the Framingham Heart Study and the Role of Social Networks

CDE Research Theme Working Groups:

Demography of Inequality
Health and Mortality
Fertility, Families and Households
Environmental and Spatial Demography