Jonathan T. Rothwell

Gallup

Senior Economist

901 F St NW

Washington, DC 20004

United States

George Washington University Institute of Public Policy

Visiting Scholar

2121 I Street NW

Washington, DC 20052

United States

Brookings Institution

1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

23

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Ideas:
“  I have long-standing research interests in political economy, institutions, the distribution of income and wellbeing, the effects of information on social attitudes and behaviors, the development of human capital, trust and inter-group contact, and public policy.  ”

Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Explaining Nationalist Political Views: The Case of Donald Trump

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2017
Jonathan T. Rothwell and Pablo Diego-Rosell
Gallup and Gallup
Downloads 26,750 (98)
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Elections, Democracy, Nationalism, Economics of Voting

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The Real Cost of Political Polarization: Evidence from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Christos Makridis and Jonathan T. Rothwell
Stanford University and Gallup
Downloads 2,768 (5,622)
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Beliefs, Coronavirus and COVID-19, Economic Disruption, Expectations, Partisanship, Political Affiliation, Social Distancing

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Cutting the Losses: Reassessing the Costs of Import Competition to Workers and Communities

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2017
Jonathan T. Rothwell
Gallup
Downloads 1,769 (11,644)
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Trade, Globalization, Deindustrialization, Labor Market Adjustment, Local Labor Markets, Displacement

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H-1B Visas and the STEM Shortage: A Research Brief

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 May 2013 Last Revised: 13 May 2013
Jonathan T. Rothwell and Neil Ruiz
Gallup and Brookings Institution
Downloads 1,175 (21,919)
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STEM, H-1B, technology, immigration, skills

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The Effects of Density Regulation on Metropolitan Housing Markets

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2012
Jonathan T. Rothwell
Gallup
Downloads 300 (125,281)
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zoning, housing supply, regional growth, land regulation

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Racial Enclaves and Density Zoning: The Institutionalized Segregation of Racial Minorities in the United States

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 27 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Jonathan T. Rothwell
Gallup
Downloads 268 (140,891)
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immigration, segregation, zoning, land regulation, local governance, fragmentation, Tiebout

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Trust in Diverse, Integrated, Cities: A Revisionist Perspective

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2010
Jonathan T. Rothwell
Gallup
Downloads 231 (163,014)
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trust, diversity, segregation, racism, prejudice, voting

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Density Zoning and Class Segregation in U.S. Metropolitan Areas

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2014
Jonathan T. Rothwell and Douglas S. Massey
Gallup and Princeton University - Department of Sociology
Downloads 215 (174,614)
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inequality, land regulation, segregation, zoning

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Classroom Inequality and the Cognitive Race Gap: Evidence from 4-Year Olds in Public PreK

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2016
Jonathan T. Rothwell
Gallup
Downloads 171 (214,494)

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achievement gap, teacher quality, inequality, early childhood education, classroom quality

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The Origins of Zoning: Rural Settlements vs. Urbanization

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2009
Jonathan T. Rothwell
Gallup
Downloads 170 (215,533)
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zoning, history, urban economic development, land regulation, population density

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Assessing the Validity of Consumer Ratings for Higher Education: Evidence from a New Survey

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2017
Jonathan T. Rothwell
Gallup
Downloads 155 (232,989)

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higher education, college quality, consumer welfare, consumer information, quality of services, markets

12.

Geographic Effects on Intergenerational Income Mobility

Forthcoming, in Economic Geography
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2015
Jonathan T. Rothwell and Douglas S. Massey
Gallup and Princeton University - Department of Sociology
Downloads 132 (264,902)
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income mobility, inequality, segregation, neighborhood effects, regional purchasing power

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The Political Economy of Inequality in Rich Democracies

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Oct 2019
Jonathan T. Rothwell
Gallup
Downloads 127 (272,669)

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income inequality, top 1%, income distribution, political economy

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The Role of Invention in U.S. Metropolitan Productivity

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2015
Jonathan T. Rothwell, José Lobo and Deborah Strumsky
Gallup, Arizona State University (ASU) and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte
Downloads 127 (272,669)

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patents, innovation, productivity, urban economics, economic development, growth, technology

15.

Defining Skilled Technical Work

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 Dec 2015
Jonathan T. Rothwell
Gallup
Downloads 107 (308,159)

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skills, technical workers, middle-skilled, STEM

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Racial Segregation, the College Premium, and Black College Attainment: Some Theory and Empirics

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2009
Jonathan T. Rothwell
Gallup
Downloads 73 (389,923)

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segregation, black-white education gap, college premium, social capital

17.

Socio-Economic Status as a Risk Factor in Economic and Physical Harm from COVID-19: Evidence from the United States

Rothwell, Jonathan and Ember Smith. 2021. "Socio-economic Status as a Risk Factor in Economic and Physical Harm from COVID-19: Evidence from the United States" The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2021
Jonathan T. Rothwell and Ember Smith
Gallup and Brookings Institution
Downloads 68 (405,250)

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COVID-19, socio-economic status, inequality, social determinants of health, health

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Scaling of Patenting with Urban Population Size: Evidence from Global Metropolitan Areas

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Jan 2013
José Lobo, Jonathan T. Rothwell and Deborah Strumsky
Arizona State University (ASU), Gallup and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte
Downloads 61 (428,402)

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patents, innovation, global competitiveness, Urban scaling, Patenting, Global metropolitan areas, Superlinearity

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Trust in Diverse, Integrated Cities: An Empirical Investigation

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Nov 2010
Jonathan T. Rothwell
Gallup
Downloads 40 (512,801)

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trust, social capita, segregation, diversity

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The Effects of Information on Policy and Consumer Behavior Beliefs During a Pandemic

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2021
Jonathan T. Rothwell, Christos Makridis, Christina Ramirez and Sonal Desai
Gallup, Stanford University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Franklin Templeton Investments
Downloads 38 (522,301)

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Beliefs, Behavioral Economics, Consumption, COVID-19, Expectations, Information

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Reassessing the Contributions of African American Inventors to the Golden Age of Innovation

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2021
Michael Andrews and Jonathan T. Rothwell
National Bureau of Economic Research and Gallup
Downloads 30 (564,248)

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Patents, innovation, African American History, Race, Inequality, Entrepreneurship, Economic Growth

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Global Evidence on the Economic Effects of Disease Suppression During COVID-19

Number of pages: 37
Jonathan T. Rothwell and Rajesh Srinivasan
Gallup and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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COVID-19; job loss; development economics, international economics, non-pharmaceutical interventions.

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The Effect of Density Zoning on Racial Segregation in U.S. Urban Areas

Posted: 03 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2014
Jonathan T. Rothwell and Douglas S. Massey
Gallup and Princeton University - Department of Sociology

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urban economics, segregation, land use, zoning