Trond Petersen

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BIDS Faculty Affiliate
Social Sciences, Haas School of Business, Sociology, UC Berkeley
  • Associate Dean, Division of Social Sciences, Berkeley Haas School of Business
  • Professor, Sociology, UC Berkeley

Trond K. Petersen's research interests include social inequality and quantitative methods. He has investigated the role of employer discrimination in creating inequality in wages, hiring, and promotions between men and women, as well as the role of family adaptations in this. He draws on large-scale quantitative data from the U.S. and Scandinavia, including quantitative data on large firms.