Melissa S. Kearney

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Nonresident Senior Fellow, Economic Studies

Melissa S. Kearney

Melissa S. Kearney is a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Maryland, where she has been on the faculty since 2006. She is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), a faculty affiliate of the Notre Dame Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO), and an affiliated scholar of J-PAL. Kearney's research focuses on issues of social policy, poverty, and inequality. | View Full Bio

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