Liz Cascio Appointed to DeWalt H. 1921 and Marie H. Ankeny Professorship in Economics

Elizabeth Cascio has been appointed to the DeWalt H. 1921 and Marie H. Ankeny Professorship in Economic Policy.

Cascio is a highly regarded public economist studying how education policies—ranging from school-entry laws, desegregation, introduction of kindergartens, and Title 1--shape school spending and educational outcomes for children. Most of Cascio's earlier research, focused on the pre-kindergarten to grade 12 educational system.  Cascio has also become a visible leader in the profession on education issues.  She regularly participates in public policy discussions on optimal tax-policy and education financing, receives invitations for keynotes on these topics in the U.S. and internationally, serves on reviews and grant panels for the Spencer Foundation (a foundation that funds research on education), and was a co-Editor of the Journal of Human Resources from 2014 - 2019.