Areas of Specialization
Public economics, applied microeconomics, and labor economics
Melissa McInerney received her B.A. from Carleton College in 1998, her M.P.P. from the Georgetown Public Policy Institute in 2002, and her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in 2008. While at the University of Maryland, she worked at the Center for Economic Studies at the U.S. Census Bureau. Professor McInerney's research directly examines social policies and their economic consequences as well as social issues at the intersection of labor economics and public policy. Current projects include quantifying the relationship between Workers' Compensation insurance and the Social Security Disability Insurance program. In Fall 2008, she will teach public economics.
- B.A., Carleton College
- M.P.P. Georgetown Public Policy Institute
- Ph.D., University of Maryland