Benjamin N. Glasner

Ben Glasner is a Postdoctoral Research Scientist at the Center on Poverty and Social Policy at Columbia University. He is conducting analyses of the effects of social policies on racial differences in the intergenerational transmission of poverty. Glasner holds a PhD in Public Policy and Management from the University of Washington's Evans School of Public Policy and Governance. His dissertation explored the ways in which public policy impacts nonstandard work arrangements in the United States. His previous work has explored the minimum wage, employer supplied health insurance, monopsonistic competition, and tax evasion.

Research Interests

Child Policy
Family Policy
Income-Based Interventions
Nutrition Programs for Children
Policy (Policies)
Social Policy


American Community Survey (ACS)
Administrative Data (State or National)
Current Population Survey (CPS)
Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID)
Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP)