Publications

2017
Conley, D. & Fletcher, J., 2017. The Genome Factor: What the Social Genomics Revolution Reveals about Ourselves, Our History, and the Future, Princeton University Press. More info
Torche, F. & Conley, D., 2017. A Pound of Flesh. In The Oxford Handbook of Economics and Human Biology.
2016
Conley, D., et al., 2016. Assortative mating and differential fertility by phenotype and genotype across the 20th century. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , pp. 201523592. Full Text
Conley, D. & Domingue, B., 2016. The Bell Curve Revisited: Testing Controversial Hypotheses with Molecular Genetic Data. Sociological Science , 3 , pp. 520–539. Full Text
Conley, D., et al., 2016. Changing Polygenic Penetrance on Phenotypes in the 20th Century Among Adults in the US Population. Scientific Reports , 6 , pp. 30348. Full Text
Domingue, B.W., et al., 2016. Cohort effects in the genetic influence on smoking. Behavior genetics , 46 , pp. 31–42. cohort_genetic_influence_smoking.pdf
Okbay, A., et al., 2016. Corrigendum: Genetic variants associated with subjective well-being, depressive symptoms, and neuroticism identified through genome-wide analyses. Nature Genetics , 48 , pp. 970–970. Full Text
Schmitz, L.L. & Conley, D., 2016. The Effect of Vietnam-Era Conscription and Genetic Potential for Educational Attainment on Schooling Outcomes. vietnam_genotype_nber.pdf
Okbay, A., et al., 2016. Genetic variants associated with subjective well-being, depressive symptoms, and neuroticism identified through genome-wide analyses. Nature genetics. genetic_varients_subjective_depressive.pdf
Okbay, A., et al., 2016. Genome-wide association study identifies 74 loci associated with educational attainment. Nature , 533 , pp. 539–542. genome_identifies_74_loci.pdf
Domingue, B.W., et al., 2016. Genome-wide estimates of heritability for social demographic outcomes. Biodemography and social biology , 62 , pp. 1–18. biodemography_gcta.pdf
Schmitz, L.L. & Conley, D., 2016. The Impact of Late-Career Job Loss and Genotype on Body Mass Index. job_loss_genotype_nber.pdf
Peng, X. & Conley, D., 2016. The implication of health insurance for child development and maternal nutrition: evidence from China. The European Journal of Health Economics , 17 , pp. 521–534. ejhe_china_paper.pdf
Schmitz, L. & Conley, D., 2016. The Long-Term Consequences of Vietnam-Era Conscription and Genotype on Smoking Behavior and Health. Behavior genetics , 46 , pp. 43–58. bg_smoking_vietnam.pdf
Domingue, B.W., et al., 2016. Mortality Selection in a Genetic Sample and Implications for Association Studies. bioRxiv , pp. 049635. mortality_selection_genetic_implications.pdf
Conley, D., 2016. Socio-Genomic Research Using Genome-Wide Molecular Data. Annual Review of Sociology. annurev-soc-081715-074316.pdf
Conley, D. & Malaspina, D., 2016. Socio-genomics and structural competency. Journal of bioethical inquiry , pp. 1–10. socio_genomics_structural_competency.pdf
2015
Wen, F., Torche, F. & Conley, D., 2015. Male Marriageability and Local Marriage Market Outcomes: Exploiting Economic Globalization as a Natural Experiment.
Peyrot, W.J., et al., 2015. The association between lower educational attainment and depression owing to shared genetic effects? Results in\~ 25 000 subjects. Molecular psychiatry , 20 , pp. 735–743. association_lower_educational_attainment_25_000_subjects.pdf
Rietveld, C.A., et al., 2015. Common genetic variants associated with cognitive performance identified using the proxy-phenotype method (vol 111, pg 13790, 2014). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America , 112 , pp. E380–E380. Full Text
Lee, B. & Conley, D., 2015. Does the Gender of Offspring Affect Parental Political Orientation?. Social Forces , pp. sov098. gender_offspring_parental_political_orientation.pdf
Conley, D., et al., 2015. Is the effect of parental education on offspring biased or moderated by genotype?. Sociological Science , 2 , pp. 82–105. Full Text
Okbay, A., et al., 2015. Genetic associations with subjective well-being also implicate depression and neuroticism. bioRxiv , pp. 032789. genetic_subjective_implicate_neuroticism.pdf
Conley, D., 2015. Genotyping a new, national household panel study: White paper prepared for NSF-sponsored Conference, May 2014. Journal of Economic and Social Measurement , 40 , pp. 375–395. genotyping_national_study_white_paper.pdf
Schmitz, L. & Conley, D., 2015. Modeling Gene-Environment Interactions With Quasi-Natural Experiments. Journal of personality. modeling_gene-environment_quasi-natural.pdf
Domingue, B.W., et al., 2015. Polygenic influence on educational attainment. AERA Open , 1 , pp. 2332858415599972. Full Text
Rauscher, E., Conley, D. & Siegal, M.L., 2015. Sibling genes as environment: Sibling dopamine genotypes and adolescent health support frequency dependent selection. Social science research , 54 , pp. 209–220. sibling_genes_dopamine_genotype.pdf
Weininger, E.B., Lareau, A. & Conley, D., 2015. What Money Doesn't Buy: Class Resources and Children's Participation in Organized Extracurricular Activities. Social Forces , pp. sov071. money_doesnt_buy_class_organized_activities.pdf
2014
Conley, D., 2014. Parentology: Everything you wanted to know about the science of raising children but were too exhausted to ask, New York, NY: Simon and Schuster. More Info
Weitzman, A. & Conley, D., 2014. From Assortative to Ashortative Coupling: Men's Height, Height Heterogamy, and Relationship Dynamics in the United States.
Rietveld, C.A., et al., 2014. Common genetic variants associated with cognitive performance identified using the proxy-phenotype method. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , 111 , pp. 13790–13794. common-genetic-varients_cognitive_proxy-phenotype.pdf
Conley, D., Fletcher, J. & Dawes, C., 2014. The emergence of socio-genomics. Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews , 43 , pp. 458–467. emergence_socio-genomics.pdf
Domingue, B.W., et al., 2014. Genetic and educational assortative mating among US adults. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , 111 , pp. 7996–8000. Full Text
Moran, E.F., et al., 2014. Opinion: Building a 21st-century infrastructure for the social sciences. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , 111 , pp. 15855–15856. Full Text
Rietveld, C.A., et al., 2014. Replicability and robustness of genome-wide-association studies for behavioral traits. Psychological science , 25 , pp. 1975–1986. replicability_robustness_genome-wide-association.pdf
Domingue, B.W., et al., 2014. Reply to Abdellaoui et al.: Interpreting GAM. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , 111 , pp. E4138–E4138. Full Text
Conley, D., et al., 2014. Testing the key assumption of heritability estimates based on genome-wide genetic relatedness. Journal of human genetics , 59 , pp. 342–345. testing_assumption_heritability_genome-wide_relatedness.pdf
Conley, D., et al., 2014. What’s Biology Got to do With It?. Contexts , 13 , pp. 14–23. contexts_sociogenomics.pdf
2013
Conley, D., Rauscher, E. & Siegal, M.L., 2013. Beyond orchids and dandelions: testing the 5-HTT “risky” allele for evidence of phenotypic capacitance and frequency-dependent selection. Biodemography and social biology , 59 , pp. 37–56. beyond_orchids_dandelions_testing_5-hht.pdf
Heerwig, J.A. & Conley, D., 2013. The causal effects of Vietnam-era military service on post-war family dynamics. Social science research , 42 , pp. 299–310. causal_effects_vietnam-era_service_post-war_dynamics.pdf
Fletcher, J.M. & Conley, D., 2013. The challenge of causal inference in gene–environment interaction research: leveraging research designs from the social sciences. American journal of public health , 103 , pp. S42–S45. challenge_inference_gene_enviornment_leveraging_social_sciences.pdf
Conley, D. & Rauscher, E., 2013. The effect of daughters on partisanship and social attitudes toward women. In Sociological Forum. pp. 700–718. daughters_partisanship.pdf
Conley, D. & Thompson, J., 2013. The effects of health and wealth shocks on retirement decisions. Review , 95. effects_health_wealth_shocks_retirement.pdf
Conley, D. & Rauscher, E., 2013. Genetic Interactions with Prenatal Social Environment Effects on Academic and Behavioral Outcomes. Journal of Health and Social Behavior , 54 , pp. 109–127. genetic_prenatal_effects_academic_behavioral_outcomes.pdf
Rietveld, C.A., et al., 2013. GWAS of 126,559 individuals identifies genetic variants associated with educational attainment. science , 340 , pp. 1467–1471. gwas_individuals_genetic_variants_educational_attainment.pdf
Conley, D., et al., 2013. Heritability and the equal environments assumption: evidence from multiple samples of misclassified twins. Behavior genetics , 43 , pp. 415–426. heritability_equal_environment_misclassified_twins.pdf
2012
Conley, D. & Rauscher, E., 2012. Gene-Environment Interaction. Journal of Health and Social Behavior , 54 , pp. 109–127.
Benjamin, D.J., et al., 2012. Published by: National Academy of Sciences. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America , 109 , pp. 8026–8031.
van der Loos, M.J.H.M., et al., 2012. The Genetic Architecture of Economic and Political Preferences.
Conley, D. & Strully, K.W., 2012. Birth weight, infant mortality, and race: Twin comparisons and genetic/environmental inputs. Social Science & Medicine , 75 , pp. 2446–2454. birth_weight_infant_mortality_twin_genetic-environmental.pdf
Conley, D. & McCabe, B.J., 2012. Bribery or just desserts? Evidence on the influence of Congressional reproductive policy voting patterns on PAC contributions from exogenous variation in the sex mix of legislator offspring. Social Science Research , 41 , pp. 120–129. bribery_or_just_desserts.pdf
Benjamin, D.J., et al., 2012. The genetic architecture of economic and political preferences. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , 109 , pp. 8026–8031. Full Text
Conley, D. & Heerwig, J., 2012. The long-term effects of military conscription on mortality: estimates from the Vietnam-era draft lottery. Demography , 49 , pp. 841–855. demography_vietnam.pdf
2011
Lareau, A., et al., 2011. Unequal childhoods in context. Results from a quantitative analysis. Unequal childhoods. Class, race, and family life , 2 , pp. 333–341.
Conley, D., 2011. falling upward. Contexts , 10 , pp. 84–84.
Conley, D., 2011. In Search of GE: Why We Have Not Documented a Gene–Social Environment Interaction Yet. In Biosocial Foundations of Family Processes. Springer New York, pp. 231–246.
Conley, D., 2011. Learning to love animal (models)(or) how (not) to study genes as a social scientist. In Handbook of the Sociology of Health, Illness, and Healing. Springer New York, pp. 527–542.
Conley, D. & Rauscher, E., 2011. The equal environments assumption in the post-genomic age: Using misclassified twins to estimate bias in heritability models.
Conley, D. & Thompson, J.A., 2011. Health shocks, insurance status and net worth: Intra-and inter-generational effects.
Conley, D. & Heerwig, J., 2011. The war at home: Effects of Vietnam-era military service on postwar household stability. The American Economic Review , 101 , pp. 350–354.
Conley, D., 2011. Commentary: Reading Plomin and Daniels in the post-genomic age. International journal of epidemiology , 40 , pp. 596–598.
Conley, D. & McCabe, B.J., 2011. Body mass index and physical attractiveness: evidence from a combination image-alteration/list experiment. Sociological Methods & Research , 40 , pp. 6–31.
Conley, D. & Stevens, J., 2011. Build a Bigger House. New York Times (January 23). Full Text
Conley, D., 2011. Wired for Distraction: Kids and Social Media. Time Magazine , 19 , pp. 44–46. Full Text
Conley, D., 2011. You May Ask Yourself, New York: Norton. More Info
2010
Conley, D. & Jeremijenko, N., 2010. Reasonable People Disagree about Connectivity.
Brown, C., et al., 2010. Future Research in the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences with the Panel Study of Income Dynamics. American Economic Association, Ten Years and Beyond: Economists Answer NSF's Call for Long-Term Research Agendas.
McCord, G.C., Conley, D. & Sachs, J.D., 2010. Improving empirical estimation of demographic drivers: Fertility, child mortality & malaria ecology. Child Mortality & Malaria Ecology (July 23, 2010).
Conley, D. & Rauscher, E., 2010. The effect of daughters on partisanship.
2009
Conley, D., 2009. The Elsewhere Society.
Conley, D., 2009. America is\#.. 15. The Nation , 288.
Conley, D., 2009. Savings, Responsibility, and Opportunity in America. Washington, DC: New America Foundation.
Conley, D., 2009. Elsewhere. USA New York: Pantheon.
Conley, D., 2009. Seeking SWF. Democracy , pp. 36.
Lareau, A., et al., 2009. Time use, religion, and children’s organized activities. In University of Pennsylvania Population Seminar, Philadelphia, PA.
Conley, D., 2009. Tax Revolts, Pregnancy Envy, Race, and the Death Tax. Tax L. Rev. , 63 , pp. 261.
Conley, D. & Heerwig, J.A., 2009. The long-term effects of military conscription on mortality: Estimates from the Vietnam-era draft lottery.
Conley, D., 2009. Elsewhere, USA: How we got from the company man, family dinners, and the affluent society to the home office, BlackBerry moms, and economic anxiety, New York, NY: Vintage. More Info
Conley, D., 2009. The promise and challenges of incorporating genetic data into longitudinal social science surveys and research. Biodemography and Social Biology , 55 , pp. 238–251. Full Text
2008
Conley, D., 2008. Go on a Savings Spree. New York Times.
Conley, D., 2008. What Do Low (or High) Sibling Correlations Tell Us about Social Ascription?.
Conley, D. & Lareau, A., 2008. Social Class: How Does It Work?.
Annette, L. & Dalton, C., 2008. Social class: How does it work. New York, NY: Russell Sage Foundation.
Lareau, A. & Conley, D., 2008. Social class. New York, NY: Russell Sage Foundation.
Conley, D. & Glauber, R., 2008. Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white. Center for American Progress.
Conley, D., 2008. Rich man’s burden. New York Times , 2.
Conley, D. & McCabe, B.J., 2008. Bribery or Just Desserts? Evidence on the Influence of Congressional Voting Patterns on PAC Contributions from Exogenous Variation in the Sex Mix of Legislator Offspring.
Conley, D., 2008. Bringing sibling differences in: Enlarging our understanding of the transmission of advantage in families. Social class: How does it work , pp. 179–200.
Conley, D., 2008. Reading class between the lines: A reflection on why we should stick to folk concepts of social class. Social class , pp. 366–373.
Lareau, A. & Conley, D., 2008. Social class: How does it work?.
Yeung, J.W. & Conley, D., 2008. Black–white achievement gap and family wealth. Child Development , 79 , pp. 303–324.
Conley, D. & Glauber, R., 2008. All in the family?: Family composition, resources, and sibling similarity in socioeconomic status. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility , 26 , pp. 297–306. all_in_the_family_1.pdf
Lareau, A., 2008. Dalton Conley, eds. 2008. Social Class: How Does It Work.
2007
Conley, D. & Glauber, R., 2007. Black-white differences in income and wealth mobility. In sixth meeting of the University Working Groups on the Social Dimensions of Inequality.
Conley, D. & Glauber, R., 2007. Family background, race, and labor market inequality. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science , 609 , pp. 134–152.
Conley, D., McCord, G.C. & Sachs, J.D., 2007. Africa's lagging demographic transition: evidence from exogenous impacts of malaria ecology and agricultural technology.
Conley, D., Pfeiffer, K.M. & Velez, M., 2007. Explaining sibling differences in achievement and behavioral outcomes: The importance of within-and between-family factors. Social Science Research , 36 , pp. 1087–1104.
Conley, D. & Glauber, R., 2007. Gender, body mass, and socioeconomic status: new evidence from the PSID. Advances in health economics and health services research , 17 , pp. 253–275.
2006
Conley, D., 2006. The Limits of Identity Politics. Chronicle of Higher Education , 53 , pp. 17.
Bolin, K., et al., 2006. Gender, Body Mass, and Socioeconomic Status: New Evidence from the PSID. In The Economics of Obesity. Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 253–275.

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