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Timothy Parker

Sociologist
202-694-5435
Email: tparker@ers.usda.gov

Briefly:

Timothy Parker is a Sociologist in the Rural Economy Branch in the Resources and Rural Economics Division. His research focuses on rural labor markets and measures of rurality.



Education:

Tim has an M.A. in Sociology from the University of Maryland and a B.A. in Sociology from the George Washington University.



Professional Affiliations:

Rural Sociological Society



Selected Publications:

Policy Options for a Changing Rural America. Amber Waves, Volume 5, Special Issue, May 2007, pp. 58-65, Originally published Vol. 3, Issue 2 (April 2005) updated May 2007. Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Leslie Whitener and Timothy S. Parker.

Population Dynamics Are Changing the Profile of Rural Areas. Amber Waves, Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2007, pp. 30-35. Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Carol A. Jones, William Kandel, and Timothy S. Parker.

Nonmetro Earnings Lag Metro. Amber Waves, Volume 4, Issue 5, November 2006, pp. 8. Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Timothy S. Parker.

Low Earnings But Steady Job Growth in Low-Employment Counties. Amber Waves, Volume 3, Issue 4, September 2005, pp. 8. Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Timothy S. Parker and Robert Gibbs.

Using the 2003 Urban Influence Codes to Understand Rural America. Amber Waves, Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2004, pp. 12-13. Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Timothy S. Parker and Linda M. Ghelfi.

Developing a County Measure of Urban Influence. Amber Waves, Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2004, pp. 47. Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Linda M. Ghelfi and Timothy S. Parker.

New Insights on Metro and Nonmetro Areas. Amber Waves, Volume 1, Issue 4, September 2003, pp. 12-13. Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Timothy S. Parker.

Exploring the Diversity of Rural America Through Interactive Mapping. Amber Waves Volume 1, Issue 4, September 2003, pp. 11. Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Timothy S. Parker.

Nonmetro Earnings Continue Upward. Rural America, Volue 17, Issue 2, Summer 2003, pp. 9-17. Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Robert M. Gibbs and Timothy S. Parker.

Nonmetro Earning Continue Upward Trend. Rural America, Volume 16, Issue 2, Summer 2001, pp. 38-40. Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Robert M. Gibbs and Timothy S. Parker.

Rural Low-Wage Employment on the Rise Among Men. Rural Conditions and Trends, Volume 11, Issue 2, December 2000, pp. 9-17. Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Robert M. Gibbs and Timothy S. Parker.

Rural Consumer Markets. Rural America, Volume 15, Issue 1, January 2000, pp. 2-11. Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Paul Frenzen and Timothy S. Parker.

 

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