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Terra McKinnishTerra McKinnish

Office: Econ 115
Fax: 303.492.8960
Dept. Phone: 303.735.5500
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Labor Economics • Economic Demography • Public Economics

Current Research Interests:
Migration, Marriage, Neighborhood Dynamics

Faculty Research Associate, Institute of Behavioral Science, Population

Short CV

PhD–Carnegie Mellon University
MS–Carnegie Mellon University
BA–University of Richmond

PhD, Carnegie Mellon University, 1999, is a 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.