Farkas, George

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FARKAS, George

FARKAS, George. American, b. 1946. Genres: Economics, Business/Trade/Industry. Career: Yale University, New Haven, CT, assistant professor of sociology and Institution for Social and Policy Studies, 1972-78; Abt Associates, Inc., Cambridge, MA, senior analyst, 1978-82; University of Texas at Dallas, associate professor, 1982-87, professor of sociology and political economy, 1987-, head of Graduate Program in Political Economy, 1989-94, founder and director of Center for Education and Social Policy, 1993-. Publications: (ed. with E.W. Stromsdorfer) Evaluation Studies Review Annual, Vol V, 1980; (with P. England) Households, Employment, and Gender: A Social, Economic, and Demographic View, 1986; (ed. with England, and contrib.) Industries, Firms, and Jobs: Sociological and Economic Approaches, 1988, expanded ed, 1994; Human Capital or Cultural Capital? Ethnicity and Poverty Groups in an Urban School District, 1996. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to scholarly journals. Address: School of Social Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas, Box 830688, GR.3.1, Richardson, TX 75083, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]