Kasey Buckles is the Brian and Jeannelle Brady Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Notre Dame. She is also a Research Associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research and a faculty affiliate of the Lab for Economic Opportunities.
Buckles’ research focuses on the economics of the family, economic demography, and child health and well-being. In recent work, she has investigated the effects of birth spacing and birth order on child well-being, as well as the effects of public policies on marriage, fertility, and adoption.
She has received funding from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. Her work has appeared in economics journals including the Review of Economics and Statistics and the Journal of Human Resources, and has been covered by media outlets including CNN, ABC and NBC news, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times.
Kasey joined IZA as a Research Fellow in March 2016.