Sabrina Pabilonia

Research Economist

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

NLS user since 1997

  • Pabilonia, Sabrina Wulff. “Evidence on Youth Employment, Earnings, and Parental Transfers in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997,” Journal of Human Resources, 36(4), 2001: pps. 795-822.
  • Kalenkoski, Charlene and Sabrina Wulff Pabilonia. “Parental Transfers, Student Achievement, and the Labor Supply of College Students,” (joint with Charlene Kalenkoski), Journal of Population Economics, 23(2), 2010: pps. 469-96.
What I learned from NLS data

With respect to the effect of working on students’ GPAs, we found small negative effects of working while in school on all students’ first-year GPAs, although the effect was much larger for two-year college students.