Patrick Sharkey

Professor of Sociology, New York University

Sharkey, Patrick and Gerard Torrats-Espinosa. 2016. "The Effect of Violent Crime on Economic Mobility." Working Paper. 

Sharkey, Patrick (in press). “Neighborhods, Cities, and Economic Mobility.” RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences.

Lacoe, Johanna and Patrick Sharkey. 2016. “Life in a Crime Scene: Stop, Question, and Frisk Activity in New York City Neighborhoods in the Aftermath of Homicides.” Sociological Science 3:116-134.

Sharkey, Patrick and Robert Sampson. 2015. “Violence, Cognition, and Neighborhood Inequality in America.” Chapter 13 in Social Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and Society, Russell Schutt, Matcheri S. Keshavan, and Larry J. Seidman, eds. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Friedson, Michael and Patrick Sharkey. 2015. "Neighborhood Inequality After the Crime Decline." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 660:341-358.

Sharkey, Patrick, Max Besbris and Michael Friedson. 2015. “Poverty and Crime.” Chapter 27 in Oxford Handbook of Poverty and Society, Linda Burton and David Brady, eds. New York: Oxford University Press. 

Besbris, Max, Jacob Faber, Peter Rich and Patrick Sharkey. 2015. "The effect of neighborhood stigma on economic transactions." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112(16): 4994-8.

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Sharkey, Patrick. 2015. "Geographic Migration of Black and White Families over Four Generations." Demography 52(1):209-231.

McCoy, Dana Charles, C. Cybele Raver, and Patrick Sharkey. 2015. "Children's Cognitive Performance and Selective Attention Following Recent Community Violence." Journal of Health and Social Behavior 56:19-36.

Sharkey, Patrick. 2014. "Spatial Segmentation and the Black Middle Class." American Journal of Sociology 119(4): 903-954.

Sharkey, Patrick and Jacob Faber. 2014. “Where, When, Why, and For Whom Do Residential Contexts Matter? Moving away from the Dichotomous Understanding of Neighborhood Effects.” Annual Review of Sociology 40:559-579.

Sharkey, Patrick, Amy Ellen Schwartz, Ingrid Gould Ellen, and Johanna Lacoe. 2014. “High Stakes in the Classroom, High Stakes on the Street: The Effects of Community Violence on Students’ Standardized Test Performance.” Sociological Science 1:199-220.

Graham, Bryan and Patrick Sharkey. 2013. “Mobility and the Metropolis: The Relationship between Inequality in Urban Communities and Economic Mobility.” Washington, D.C.: The Economic Mobility Project, An Initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Sharkey, Patrick. 2012. “Residential Mobility and the Reproduction of Unequal Neighborhoods.” Cityscape 114: 9-32.  

Sharkey, Patrick, Nicole Strayer, Andrew Papachristos, and Cybele Raver. 2012. “The Effect of Local Violence on Children's Attention and Impulse Control.” American Journal of Public Health  102:2287-2293.

Sharkey, Patrick. 2012. “An Alternative Approach to Addressing Selection into and out of Social Settings: Neighborhood Change and African American Children’s Economic Outcomes.” Sociological Methods & Research 41:251-293.

Sharkey, Patrick. 2012. “Temporary Integration, Resilient Inequality: Race and Neighborhood Change in the Transition to Adulthood.” Demography 49:889-912.

Sharkey, Patrick and Felix Elwert. 2011. “The Legacy of Disadvantage: Multigenerational Neighborhood Effects on Cognitive Ability.” American Journal of Sociology 116: 1934-1981.

Burdick-Will, Julia, Jens Ludwig, Stephen Raudenbush, Robert Sampson, Lisa Sanbonmatsu, and Patrick Sharkey. 2011. “Converging Evidence for Neighborhood Effects on Children’s Test Scores: An Experimental, Quasiexperimental, and Observational Comparison.” Pp. 255-276 in Whither Opportunity? Rising Inequality, Schools, and Children’s Life Chances, Greg Duncan and Richard Murnane, eds. New York: Russell Sage. 

Sharkey, Patrick and Robert J. Sampson. 2010. “Destination Effects: Residential Mobility and Trajectories of Adolescent Violence in a Stratified Metropolis.” Criminology 48: 639-681.

Sharkey, Patrick. 2010. “The Acute Effect of Local Homicides on Children's Cognitive Performance.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107:11733-11738.

Sharkey, Patrick. 2009. “Neighborhoods and the Black-White Mobility Gap.” Washington, D.C.: The Economic Mobility Project: An Initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts. 

Sharkey, Patrick. 2008. “The Intergenerational Transmission of Context.” American Journal of Sociology 113: 931-969.

Sampson, Robert J. and Patrick Sharkey. 2008. “Neighborhood Selection and the Social Reproduction of Concentrated Racial Inequality.” Demography 45:1-29.

Sampson, Robert J., Patrick Sharkey, and Stephen Raudenbush. 2008. “Durable Effects of Concentrated Disadvantage on Verbal Ability among African-American Children.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105:845-852.

Sharkey, Patrick. 2007. “Survival and Death in New Orleans: An Empirical Look at the Human Impact of Hurricane Katrina.” Journal of Black Studies (Special Issue on Katrina, Race, Class, and Poverty) 37:482-501.

Ratcliffe, Caroline, Demetra Nightingale, and Patrick Sharkey. 2007. “Welfare Program Performance: An Analysis of South Carolina’s Family Independence Program.” American Review of Public Administration 37:65-90.

Sharkey, Patrick. 2006. “Navigating Dangerous Streets: The Sources and Consequences of Street Efficacy.” American Sociological Review 71:826-846.

Winship, Scott, Matissa Hollister, Joel Horwich, Patrick Sharkey, and Christopher Wimer. 2005. “Promoting Educational Achievement & Opportunity through Summer Scholarships.” Cambridge, MA andWashington, D.C.: Published jointly by The Center for American Progress and New Vision: An Institute for Policy and Progress. 

Lane, Julia, Kelly Mikelson, Patrick Sharkey, and Doug Wissoker. 2003. “Pathways to Work for the Low-Income Population: The Effect of Work in the Temporary Help Industries.” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 22:581-598.

Aron, Laudon Y. and Patrick Sharkey. 2002. “The 1996 National Survey of Homeless Assistance Providers and Clients: A Comparison of Faith-Based and Secular Non-Profit Programs.” Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute. 

Burt, Martha and Patrick Sharkey. 2002. “The Role of Medicaid in Improving Access to Care for Homeless People.” Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute. 

Burt, Martha, Dave Pollack, Abby Sosland, Kelly Mikelson, Elizabeth Drapa, Kristy Greenwalt, and Patrick Sharkey. 2002. “Evaluation of Continuums of Care for the Homeless.” Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute. 

Ratcliffe, Caroline, Patrick Sharkey and Demetra Nightingale. 2002. “Measuring and Assessing County Welfare Performance: A Performance Analysis of the South Carolina Family Independence Program.” Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute. 

Lane, Julia, Kelly Mikelson, Patrick Sharkey, and Doug Wissoker. 2001. “Low-Income and Low-SkilledWorkers’ Involvement in Nonstandard Employment.” Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute. 

Anton, Thomas, Jack Coombs, Richard Francis, and Patrick Sharkey. 2001. “Against the Tide: Welfare Reform in Rhode Island.” Providence, RI: Brown University Policy Reports.