SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Books

Alon, Sigal. 2015. Race, Class and Affirmative Action. The Russell Sage Foundation. New York, New York.

 

Journal Articles

Gelbgiser, Dafna and Sigal Alon. 2016. “Math-Oriented Fields of Study and the Race Gap in College Graduation Likelihoods at Four-Year Elite Colleges.” Social Science Research, 58:150-164 (PDF File)

 

Alon, Sigal. 2015. Field of Study Variation Throughout the College Pipeline and its Effects on the Earning Gap: Differences Between Ethnic and Immigrant Groups in Israel. Social Science Research 52: 465-478 (PDF File)

 

Alon, Sigal and Thomas A. DiPrete. 2015. Gender Differences in the Formation of a Field of Study Choice Set. Sociological Science 2: 50-81 (PDF File)

 

Alon, Sigal and Ofer Malamud. 2014. The Impact of Israel’s Class-based Affirmative Action Policy on Admission and Academic Outcomes. Economics of Education Review 40: 123-139 (PDF File)

 

Alon, Sigal. 2011. The Diversity Dividends of a Need-blind and Color-blind Affirmative Action Policy. Social Science Research 40(6): 1494-1505 (PDF File)

 

Alon, Sigal. 2011. Who Benefits Most From Financial Aid? The Heterogeneous Effect of Need-based Grants on Students’ College Persistence. Social Science Quarterly 92(3): 807-829 (PDF File)

 

Alon, Sigal and Dafna Galbgiser. 2011. The Female Advantage in College Academic Achievements and Horizontal Sex Segregation. Social Science Research 40(1): 107-119 (PDF File)

 

Alon, Sigal. 2010. Racial Differences in Test Preparation Strategies. Social Forces 89(2): 463-474 (PDF File)

 

Alon, Sigal, Thurston Domina and Marta Tienda. 2010. Stymied Mobility or Temporary Lull? Intergenerational Discontinuities in Hispanic College Destinations. Social Forces 88(4): 1807-1832 (PDF File)

 

Marta Tienda, Sigal Alon, and Sunny X. Niu. 2010. Affirmative Action and the Texas Top 10% percent Admission Law: Balancing Equity and Access to Higher Education. Sociétés Contemporaines (PDF File)

 

Alon, Sigal. 2009. The Evolution of Class Inequality in Higher Education: Competition, Exclusion and Adaptation. American Sociological Review (74): 731-755 (PDF File)

 

Alon, Sigal. 2007. The Effect of Overlapping Disadvantages on the Racial/Ethnic Graduation Gap among Students Attending Selective Institutions. Social Science Research 36(4): 1475-1499 (PDF File)

 

Alon, Sigal and Yitchak Haberfeld. 2007. Labor Force Attachment and the Evolving Wage Gap between White, Black and Hispanic Young Women. Work and Occupations 34(4): 369-398 (PDF File)

 

Alon, Sigal and Marta Tienda. 2007. Diversity, Opportunity and the Shifting Meritocracy in higher Education. American Sociological Review 72(4): 487-511 (PDF File)

 

Alon, Sigal. 2007. The Influence of Financial Aid in Leveling Group Differences in Graduating from Elite Institutions. Economic of Education Review 26(3): 296-311 (PDF File)

 

Alon, Sigal and Marta Tienda. 2005. Job Mobility and Early Career Wage Growth of White, Black, and Hispanic Women. Social Science Quarterly, Special Issue 86(4): 1196-1217 (PDF File)

 

Alon, Sigal and Marta Tienda. 2005. Assessing the “Mismatch” Hypothesis: Differentials in College Graduation Rates by Institutional Selectivity. Sociology of Education 78(4): 294-315 (PDF File)

 

Alon, Sigal. 2005. Model Mis-Specification in Assessing the Impact of Financial Aid on Academic Outcomes. Research in Higher Education 46(1): 109-125 (PDF File)

 

Alon, Sigal. 2004. The Gender Stratification of Employment Hardship: Queuing, Opportunity Structure and Economic Cycles. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 20:115-143.

 

Alon, Sigal, Debra Donahoe and Marta Tienda. 2001. The Effects of Early Work Experience on Young Women’s Labor Force Attachment. Social Forces 79(3): 1005-1035 (PDF File)

 

Alon, Sigal and Stier Haya. 1997. Job Search, Gender, and the Quality of Employment in Israel. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 15: 133-149.

 

Shenhav, Yehouda, Wesley Shrum and Sigal Alon. 1994. Goodness Concepts in the Study of Organizations: A Longitudinal Survey of Four Leading Journals. Organization Studies, 15: 753-776.