Seymour Spilerman

Seymour Spilerman is the Julian C. Levi Professor of Social Sciences and Director of the Center for the Study of Wealth and Inequality. His research has examined the structure of work careers in corporate settings, focusing on the ways that educational attainment, labor market experience, race and gender influence work career features. Spilerman is also involved in cross-national research on issues of income and wealth inequality, financial gerontology, and intergenerational transfers of resources.

Research Interests

Human Capital and Children
Social Stratification


Current Population Survey
Decennial Census
Panel Study of Income Dynamics
Survey of Income and Program Participation