Matthew C. Mahutga

Matthew C. Mahutga

Associate Professor of Sociology and Political Science (cooperating)

BA Metropolitan State College of Denver
MA Sociology 2004 UC Irvine
PhD Sociology 2008 UC Irvine

Office: 2148 Watkins Hall
Phone: (951) 827-5852
Fax: (951) 827-3330
E-mail: matthew.mahutga@ucr.edu

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Matthew C. Mahutga is Associate Professor of Sociology and Political Science (Cooperating) and co-founder and co-organizer of the UCR Political Economy Seminar (http://ucrpoliticaleconomy.ucr.edu) at the University of California, Riverside, USA. His research examines the causes and consequences of economic globalization, the political economy of inequality, labor markets and post-socialist transition, and methods of social network analysis. Current projects examine the determinants of income polarization in rich democracies, the contributions of race and class to U.S. income inequality, the health effects of income inequality and the rise of right-wing parties and platforms worldwide. Research on these and related topics has been funded by the National Science Foundation and appears in Global Networks, the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Social Forces, Social Networks, Social Problems, the Review of International Political Economy, and elsewhere. Please visithttp://matthewcm.ucr.edu, where you can read many of his papers.


Mahutga, Matthew C., Michaela Curran and Anthony Roberts. 2018. “Job Tasks and the Comparative Structure of Income and Employment: Routine Task Intensity and Offshorability for the LIS.” International Journal of Comparative Sociology 59(2): 81-109.

Mahutga, Matthew C., Anthony Roberts and Ronald Kwon. 2017. “The Globalization of Production and Income Inequality in Rich Democracies.” Social Forces 96(1): 181-214.

Kwon, Ronald, Matthew C. Mahutga and Amanda Kay Admire. 2017. “Promoting Patriarchy or Dual Equality? Multiculturalism and the Household Division of Labor in Immigrant Families.” Sociological Quarterly 58(3): 373-404.

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