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Zach Ward

Assistant Professor - Economics

Contact Information

Email:  Zachary_Ward@baylor.edu
Homepage:  https://sites.google.com/site/zachaward/
Campus Phone:  (254) 710-2263
Fax:  (254) 710-6142
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98003
Waco, TX  76706
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation 320.11

Office Hours

FALL 2021
T & R9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
or by appointment

Educational Background

  • PHD - Economics, University Colorado Denver
  • BA - Economics Math, Wheaton College

Awards and Honors

  • Excellence in Refereeing, Explorations in Economic History (September 2020)
  • Excellence in Refereeing, Journal of Economic History (September 2019)
  • Rising Star, Baylor University (2018)

Publications

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Life after crossing the Border: Assimilation during the first Mexican mass migration," Explorations in Economic History, (October 2021) (coauthors: Edward Kosack, David Escamilla-Guerrero).

"El sueño americano? The generational progress of Mexican Americans prior to World War II," Journal of Economic History, The, (December 2020) (coauthors: Edward Kosack).

"The Not-So-Hot Melting Pot: The persistence of outcomes for descendants of the Age of Mass Migration," American Economic Journal Applied Economics, (October 2020).

"The low return to English fluency during the Age of Mass Migration," European Review Of Economic History, (May 2020).

"Immigrants and Cities during the Age of Mass Migration," Regional Science and Urban Economics, (2020) (coauthors: Katherine Eriksson).

"Internal Migration, Education and Intergenerational Mobility: Evidence from American History," Journal of Human Resources, (2020).

"The Residential Segregation of Immigration in the United States 1850-1940," Journal of Economic History, The, (December 2019) (coauthors: Katherine Eriksson).

"International Migration in the Atlantic Economy 1850 to 1940," : Handbook of Cliometrics, 2019 (coauthors: Timothy J. Hatton).

"Age at Arrival and Assimilation during the Age of Mass Migration," Journal of Economic History, The, Vol. 78, No. 3, (September 2018), pp. 904-937 (coauthors: Rohan Alexander).

"Birds of passage: Return migration, self-selection and immigration quotas," Explorations in Economic History, Vol. 64, (April 2017), pp. 37-52.

"The Circular Flow: Return Migration from the United States in the Early 1900s," (June 2016), pp. 609-612.

"Immigration quotas, World War I, and emigrant flows from the United States in the early 20th century," Explorations in Economic History, Vol. 55, (January 2015), pp. 76-96 (coauthors: Michael J. Greenwood).

"Who Crossed the Border? Self-Selection of Mexican Migrants in the Early Twentieth Century," Journal of Economic History, The, Vol. 74, No. 4, (December 2014), pp. 1015-1044 (coauthors: Edward Kosack).
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