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 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.