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Peter B. Brownell, Ph.D.

Ph.D., Sociology, U.C. Berkeley, 2009
M.A., Demography, U.C. Berkeley, 2002
B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies, U.C. Berkeley, 2000 (High Honors)

Social Stratification & Inequality, International Migration, Quantitative Methods, Political Sociology, Law & Society, Demography, Labor & Labor Movements, Latin America, US-Mexico Border Regions.

Sanctions for Whom? The Immigration Reform and Control Act's “Employer Sanctions” Provisions and the Wages of Mexican Immigrants

Peter Brownell. 2017. “Employer Sanctions and the Wages of Mexican Immigrants.” RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences 3(4):70-96.
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Michael S. Rendall, Margaret M. Weden, Christopher Lau, Peter Brownell, Zafar Nazarov, and Meenakshi Fernandes. 2014. “Evaluation of Bias in Estimates of Early Childhood Obesity From Parent-Reported Heights and Weights.” American Journal of Public Health 104(7):1255-1262.
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Margaret M. Weden, Peter B. Brownell, Michael S. Rendall, Christopher Lau, Meenakshi Fernandes, and Zafar Nazarov. 2013. “Parent-Reported Height and Weight as Sources of Bias in Survey Estimates of Childhood Obesity.” American Journal of Epidemiology 178(3):461-473.
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Margaret M. Weden, Peter Brownell, Michael S. Rendall. 2012. “Prenatal, Perinatal, Early Life, and Sociodemographic Factors Underlying Racial Differences in the Likelihood of High Body Mass Index in Early Childhood.” American Journal of Public Health 102(11):2057-2067.
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Michael S. Rendall, Peter Brownell, and Sarah Kups. 2011. “Declining Return Migration From the United States to Mexico in the Late-2000s Recession: A Research Note.” Demography 48(3): 1049-1058.
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Andrew R. Morral,  Henry H. Willis, and Peter Brownell. 2011. “Measuring Illegal Border Crossing Between Ports of Entry: An Assessment of Four Promising Methods.” RAND Corporation Occasional Paper OP-328-OSD.
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Peter B. Brownell
. 2010. “Wages Differences Between Temporary and Permanent Immigrants.” International Migration Review 44(3): 593-614.
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Peter B. Brownell
. 2001. "Border Militarization and the Reproduction of Mexican Migrant Labor." Social Justice 28(2)..
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J. Esbenshade, P. Brownell, A. Calderon, S. Duerksen, A. Hendrix, E. Shifrin, C Conner, C Eivaz, R. Funches, S. Gates, K. Gmeiner, I. Larson, L. Lococo, A. Mohamed, T. Nguyen, L. Pon, A. Sanchez, A. Salinas, and B. Stanton. 2017. "Confronting Wage Theft: Barriers to Claiming Unpaid Wages in San Diego." San Diego State University, The Center on Policy Initiatives, and the Employee Rights Center.

J. Esbenshade, P. Brownell, S. Duerksen, S. Phutisatayakul, J. Flores, K. Durant, S. Rodriguez, L. M. Riccardi, C. Holkenbrink-Monk, A. Ash, N. Beshqoy, A. Brenner, M. Caballero, P. Dembicki, J. Faber, T. Haberer, L. Lacerda, M. Lopez, B. Lundgren, J. Rener, and J. Rose. 2015. "Shorted: Wage Theft, Time Theft, and Discrimination in San Diego County Restaurant Jobs." San Diego State University and the Center on Policy Initiatives.

P. B. Brownell and M. S. Rendall. 2014. "Previous Migration Experience and Legal Immigration Status among Intending Mexican Migrants to the United States." Research Brief 304 (based on Working Paper 2014-304). Michigan Retirement Research Center. University of Michigan.

J. Esbenshade, M. Aden, A. Anderson, A. Ash, L. Berkowitz, R. Danipour, L. Marzo, J. Perez, A. Quinn, R. Quinn, K. Russ, H. Staalhane, C. Valdivia, S. Duerksen and P. Brownell. 2013. "Driven to Despair: A Survey of San Diego Taxi Drivers." San Diego State University and the Center on Policy Initiatives.

Peter Brownell
. 2005. "The Declining Enforcement of Employer Sanctions." Migration Information Source. September 1. Citations: [Google Scholar]

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