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Marcus Casey

Nonresident Fellow - Economic Studies

Marcus Casey is a Nonresident Fellow in the Economic Studies program at the Brookings Institution. He is also an affiliated scholar with the  Future of Middle Class Initiative at Brookings, focusing on its Automation and the Middle Class theme. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Casey’s expertise lies in the areas of urban, labor, and public economics. His published research articles span areas including neighborhood change, housing discrimination, education, inequality, and social mobility. His ongoing research focuses on neighborhood sorting and amenities, spatial inequality, educational markets, and the impact of technological change on local labor and housing markets.  He is appointed as a research consultant at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and on a grant funded by the University of Wisconsin’s Institute for Research on Poverty.

Casey previously served as a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Duke University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a graduate of Howard University.

Marcus Casey is a Nonresident Fellow in the Economic Studies program at the Brookings Institution. He is also an affiliated scholar with the  Future of Middle Class Initiative at Brookings, focusing on its Automation and the Middle Class theme. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Casey’s expertise lies in the areas of urban, labor, and public economics. His published research articles span areas including neighborhood change, housing discrimination, education, inequality, and social mobility. His ongoing research focuses on neighborhood sorting and amenities, spatial inequality, educational markets, and the impact of technological change on local labor and housing markets.  He is appointed as a research consultant at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and on a grant funded by the University of Wisconsin’s Institute for Research on Poverty.

Casey previously served as a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Duke University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a graduate of Howard University.

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