Research

Publications

Ziliak, James P., Bradley Hardy, and Christopher Bollinger. 2011. “Earnings Volatility in America: Evidence from Matched CPS.” Labour Economics 18(6): 742-754.

Hardy, Bradley L. 2012. “Black Female Earnings and Income Volatility.”The Review of Black Political
Economy. 39: 465-75. 

Hardy, Bradley, and James P. Ziliak. 2014. “Decomposing Trends in Income Volatility: The Wild Ride at the Top and Bottom.” Economic Inquiry 52(1): 459-476.

Hardy, Bradley. 2014. “Childhood Income Volatility and Adult Outcomes.” Demography 51(5): 1641-1655.

Brown-Robertson, LaTanya, Marcus Casey, Bradley Hardy, and Daniel Muhammad. 2016. “Does the EITC Buffer Against Neighborhood Transition? Evidence from Washington D.C.” American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 106(5): 360-362.

Hardy, Bradley. 2017. “Income Instability and the Response of the Safety Net.” Contemporary Economic Policy 35(2): 312-330. doi:10.1111/coep.12187.

Andrews, Rodney, Marcus Casey, Bradley L. Hardy, and Trevon D. Logan. 2017. “Location Matters: Historical Racial Segregation and Intergenerational Mobility.” Economics Letters 158, 67-72.

Hardy, Bradley, Timothy Smeeding, and James P. Ziliak. 2018. “The Changing Safety Net for Low Income Parents and Their Children: Structural or Cyclical Changes in Income Support Policy?” Demography 55(1): 189-221.

Online Appendix for Hardy, Smeeding, and Ziliak (2018)

Casey, Marcus, and Bradley L. Hardy. 2018. “The Evolution of Black Neighborhoods Since Kerner.” RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Science 4(6): 185-205.

Hardy, Bradley L., Heather D. Hill, and Jennie Romich. 2019. “Strengthening Social Programs to Promote Economic Stability during Childhood.” SRCD Social Policy Report 32(2).

Hardy, Bradley L., Rhucha Samudra, and Jourdan Davis. 2019. “Cash Assistance in America: The Role of Race, Politics, and Poverty.” Review of Black Political Economy. https://doi.org/10.1177/0034644619865272

Fahimullah, Fahad, Yi Geng, Bradley L. Hardy, Daniel Muhammad, and Jeffrey Wilkins. 2019. “Earnings, EITC, and Employment Responses to a $15 Minimum Wage: Will Low-Income Workers Be Better Off?” Economic Development Quarterly. https://doi.org/10.1177/0891242419880269

Online Appendix for Fahimullah et al. (2019)

Hardy, Bradley L., and Dave Marcotte. 2020. “Ties that Bind? “Family Income Volatility and Children’s Post-Secondary Enrollment and Persistence.” Review of Economics of the Household 20: 279–303 (2022).

Logan, Trevon, Bradley Hardy, and John Parman. 2021. “Long-run Analysis of Regional Inequalities in the US.Oxford Review of Economic Policy 37(1): 49–69.

Williams, Jhacova A., Trevon D. Logan, and Bradley L. Hardy. 2021. “The Persistence of Historical Racial Violence and Political Suppression: Implications for Contemporary Regional Inequality.The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.” 694(1): 92-107.

Carr, Michael, and Bradley L. Hardy. 2022. “Racial Inequality Across Income Volatility & Employment.”  Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance. https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190625979.013.739

Hardy, Bradley, Charles Hokayem, and James P. Ziliak. 2022. “Income Inequality, Race, and the EITC.” National Tax Journal 75(1) https://doi.org/10.1086/717959 (March 2022). 

Hardy, Bradley, Charles Hokayem, and Stephen Roll. 2022. “Crashing Without a Parachute: Racial and Educational Disparities in Unemployment During COVID-19.” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 698(1), 39-67.

Francis, Dania, Bradley L. Hardy, and Damon Jones. 2022. “Black Economists on Race and Policy: Contributions to Education, Poverty and Mobility, and Public Finance.Journal of Economic Literature 60(2), 454-93.

Select Book Chapters and Policy Reports

Hardy, Bradley. 2022. “Child Tax Credit Has a Critical Role in Helping Families Maintain Economic Stability.” Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

Hardy, Bradley, and Trevon Logan. 2021. “The Way Back: Assessing Economic Recovery Among Black Americans During COVID-19.” The Hamilton Project: Brookings Institution, Economic Studies.

Gaines, Alexandra Cawthorne, Bradley Hardy, and Justin Schweitzer. 2021. “How Weak Safety Net Policies Exacerbate Regional and Racial Inequality.” Center for American Progress.

Hardy, Bradley L., and Trevon D. Logan. 2020. “Racial Economic Inequality Amid the COVID-19 Crisis.” The Hamilton Project Essay 2020-17: Brookings Institution, Economic Studies.

Hardy, Bradley L., and Dave E. Marcotte. 2020. “Education and the Dynamics of Middle-Class Status.” Brookings Institution, Economic Studies.

Hardy, Bradley L., and Trevon D. Logan. 2020. “Race and the lack of intergenerational economic mobility in the United States in Vision 2020: Evidence for a Stronger Economy. Washington Center for Equitable Growth.

Hardy, Bradley L., Trevon D. Logan, and John Parman. 2018. “The Historical Role of Race and Policy for Regional Inequality in Place-Based Policies for Shared Economic Growth, Jay Shambaugh and Ryan Nunn (eds.), The Hamilton Project: Brookings Institution.

Select Policy Briefs and Shorter Articles

Hardy, Bradley and James P. Ziliak. 2020. “Money, money, money: The fiscal response to COVID-19.”

Kent, Ana H., and Bradley Hardy. 2019. “Renter Households Face Trade-offs Choosing Amenities or Price.” Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis—In the Balance Series. Selected Policy Briefs

Casey, Marcus, and Bradley L. Hardy. 2018. “50 years after the Kerner Commission report, the nation is still grappling with many of the same issues.”

Casey, Marcus, and Bradley L. Hardy. 2018. “Reduced unemployment doesn’t equal improved well-being for black Americans.”

Hardy, Bradley L., and Nicholas Gaffney. 2017. “Fractured Factions: Labor Unions, the Rust Belt, and Black America.” Prepared for Real Clear Markets and Brookings. 

Hardy, Bradley L. 2016. “Addressing Income Volatility in America: Flexible Policy Solutions for Changing Economic Circumstances.” Prepared for Washington Center for Equitable Growth.

Hardy, Bradley L. 2016, “TANF Policy to Address Low, Volatile Income Among Disadvantaged Families.” Prepared for Council on Contemporary Families.

Hardy, Bradley L. 2016. “Race and Income Volatility: A Discussion with Bradley Hardy.” Aspen Institute Financial Security Program.

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