Professor of Sociology, Silver Professor of Arts and Science
Ph.D. 1974 (Sociology), Johns Hopkins University.
Areas of Research/Interest
Basic sociobehavioral theory; distributive justice; status; international migration; inequality and stratification; probability distributions; mathematical methods for theoretical analysis; factorial survey methods for empirical analysis.
Jasso, Guillermina, and Bernd Wegener. In press. “An Empirically Based Just Linear Income Tax System.” Journal of Mathematical Sociology. Prepublished 4 January 2021.
Adriaans, Jule, Stefan Liebig, Clara Sabbagh, and Guillermina Jasso. 2021. "What's in a Word? Just vs. Fair vs. Appropriate Earnings for Self and Others." Social Justice Research 34(4):397-427.
Jasso, Guillermina. 2021. “The Methods and Surprises of Sociological Theory: Ideas, Postulates, Predictions, Distributions, Unification.” Pp. 17-36 in Seth Abrutyn and Omar Lizardo (eds.), Handbook of Classical Sociological Theory. New York, NY: Springer.
Jasso, Guillermina. 2021. “Inequality and Justice.” Pp. 209-243 in Seth Abrutyn and Kevin McCaffree (eds.), Theoretical Sociology: The Future of a Disciplinary Foundation. New York, NY: Routledge.
Jasso, Guillermina. 2021. “New Results Linking Inequality and Justice.” Journal of Mathematical Sociology 45(1):1-21.
Jasso, Guillermina, and Mark R. Rosenzweig. 2020. “What is the Size and Legal Composition of the US Foreign-Born Population?” International Migration Review 54(3):640-673. Includes Supplemental Material.
Jasso, Guillermina. 2020. “Anything Lorenz Curves Can Do, Top Shares Can Do: Assessing the TopBot Family of Inequality Measures.” Sociological Methods and Research 49(4):947-981.
Jasso, Guillermina. 2020. “Is and Ought: From Ideas to Theory to Empirics.” Pp. 105-127 in Alexander Max Bauer and Malte Ingo Meyerhuber (eds.), Empirical Research and Normative Theory. Berlin, Germany: Walter de Gruyter.
Jasso, Guillermina, Robert Shelly, and Murray Webster. 2019. “How Impartial Are the Observers of Justice Theory?” Social Science Research 79:226-246.
Jasso, Guillermina. 2018. “What Can You and I Do To Reduce Inequality?” Journal of Mathematical Sociology 42(4):186-204.
Jasso, Guillermina. 2017. "Inequality in the Distribution of a Good Is a Bad, and Inequality in the Distribution of a Bad Is a Good." European Sociological Review 33(4):604-614.
Jasso, Guillermina, Kjell Y. Törnblom, and Clara Sabbagh. 2016. "Distributive Justice." In Clara Sabbagh and Manfred Schmitt (eds.), Handbook of Social Justice Theory and Research. New York, NY: Springer.
The New Chosen People: Immigrants in the United States (with M. R. Rosenzweig), 1990.
Professor of Sociology, Silver Professor of Arts and Sciencegj1@nyu.edu
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