Brian and Jeannelle Brady Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Labor Economics, applied microeconomic and family economics
Education: Ph.D. Boston University 2005
Kasey Buckles is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky in 2000 and her Ph.D. from Boston University in 2005. Her research is in the field of applied microeconomics, with specific interests in health, economic demography, and the family. Buckles has received funding from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, and her work has appeared in the Journal of Human Resources and the American Economic Review. She is on the faculties of the Gender Studies Program, the Poverty Studies Interdisciplinary Minor, and the Center for Families and Children. She teaches labor economics at the graduate level, and at the undergraduate level has taught courses in econometrics and on the economics of the family.