Research interests: labor, inequality, gender, economic geography, trade

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Work in progress

“Gender disparities in production outsourcing: a study of the NAFTA trade shock” (with Victor Stolzenburg and Adam Jakubik)

“Wage Disparity and Employment Parity: Gender in the U.S. nursing labor market”

Working papers

“Specialization in Task, Separation of Class: Occupational Concentration and Spatial Inequality” revise and resubmit in Journal of Economic Inequality

“Women, Skills, and Jobs” with Sara Johansson de Silva, The World Bank (2018)

“The Intergenerational Influence of Institutions in Determining Inequality of Opportunity in Brazil,” Master’s thesis


Silva, Andrew (2020) “Gender, price, and quantity effects in U.S. earnings inequality: revisiting counterfactual density estimates,” Economics Bulletin, Vol. 40 No. 3 p.A219.
Paper online, SSRN, preprint

Gaber, Nadia, Andrew Silva, Monica Lewis-Patrick, Emily Kutil, Debra Taylor, and Roslyn Bouier (2020) “Water insecurity and psychosocial distress: case study of the Detroit water shutoffs,” Journal of Public Health. doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdaa157
Paper online

Silva, Andrew (2020) “Unpaid internships and equality of opportunity: a pseudo-panel analysis of UN data,” Applied Economics Letters. doi:10.1080/13504851.2020.1808571
Paper online, SSRN, preprint

Hertz, Thomas and Andrew Silva (2019) “Rurality and Income Inequality in the United States, 1975-2015,” Rural Sociology. doi:10.1111/ruso.12295
Paper online

Silva, Andrew (2017): “MSDECO: Stata module to compute the Mookherjee & Shorrocks (1982) over-time inequality decomposition by subgroup,” Statistical Software Components. []

Johnson, Jessi .E., Andrew Silva, and George R. Branner, G.R. (2005): “Analysis of Nonlinear Input Impedance Matching in Active Frequency Multipliers,” IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems, Vol. E88-D No. 7 pp 1409-1416
Paper online