Labor Economics • Economic Demography • Public Economics
Current Research Interests:
Migration, Marriage, Neighborhood Dynamics
Faculty Research Associate, Institute of Behavioral Science, Population
PhD–Carnegie Mellon University
MS–Carnegie Mellon University
BA–University of Richmond
PhD, Carnegie Mellon University, 1999, is an associate professor. Her predominant interests are labor economics, economic demography and public economics, with a strong interest in poverty and gender-related issues. Recent research topics include welfare migration, female labor force participation and divorce, location decisions of dual-career couples, and the causes and consequences of neighborhood gentrification.