Nathan Wilmers

Nathan Wilmers

Doctoral Student in Sociology
Nathan Wilmers
Research Interests: Economic sociology; labor markets and institutions; corporate governance; income inequality; sociology of the welfare state; social theory

I am a PhD candidate in Harvard Sociology, researching wage and earnings inequality, economic sociology and the sociology of labor.  In my dissertation, I study how shifting relations between companies affect wage inequality.  Rising earnings inequality since the 1970s has come mostly from growing wage differences between different companies, not between co-workers.  Drawing on economic sociology, I provide new evidence on the distributional effects of supply chain restructuring, rising product market concentration and skill segregation across firms.

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Previous Degrees: 

University of Chicago, BA Philosophy

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