Darren Lubotsky

Associate Professor 

Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 2000

Website: http://lubotsky.people.uic.edu/


Fields of interest: Labor Economics, Public Finance, Health Care, Applied Econometrics

Current research interests: Immmigration to the United States, employer provided health insurance, public-sector pay and benefits

Other affiliations: 
Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
External Research Fellow, Center for Research and Analysis of Migration, University College London

Selected publications:

Robert Kaestner and Darren Lubotsky, “Health Insurance and Income Inequality,” Journal of Economic Perspectives, Volume 30, Number 2 (Spring), 2016, pp. 53-78
Darren Lubotsky and Craig Olson, “Premium Copayments and the Trade-off between Wages and Employer-Provided Health Insurance,” Journal of Health Economics, Volume 44 (December), 2015, Pages 63-79.
Darren Lubotsky, “The Effect of Changes in the U.S. Wage Structure on Recent Immigrants’ Earnings,” Review of Economics and Statistics, Volume 93, Number 1 (February), 2011, pp. 59–71.
Todd Elder and Darren Lubotsky, “Kindergarten Entrance Age and Children’s Achievement: Impacts of State Policies, Family Background, and Peers,” Journal of Human Resources, Volume 44, Number 3 (Summer), 2009, pp. 641-683.
Darren Lubotsky, “Chutes or Ladders? A Longitudinal Analysis of Immigrant Earnings,” Journal of Political Economy, Volume 115, Number 5 (October), 2007, pp. 820-867.
Anne Case, Darren Lubotsky, and Christina Paxson, “Economic Status and Health in Childhood: The Origins of the Gradient,” American Economic Review, Volume 92, Number 5 (December), 2002, pp. 1308-1334.
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Contact Information

Office: 728 UH, MC 144
Phone: 312-996-6240
Fax: 312-996-5533
Email: lubotsky@uic.edu