Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
426 Eggers Hall
Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research
Ph.D., Cornell University, 2014
Family policy, economics of education, labor economics
Katherine is an Assistant Professor of Public Administration and
International Affairs, and a Senior Research Associate at the Center for Policy
Research. Prior to joining the Maxwell School, Professor
Michelmore was an Institute of Education Sciences (IES) postdoctoral
fellow at the University of Michigan. Her research interests include family and
social policy, economics of education, and labor economics. She has published
in Demography, Journal of Marriage and Family, Population Research
and Policy Review, and Review of Economics of the Household, among
others. Prior to completing her Ph.D., she worked as a research assistant at
The Urban Institute in Washington D.C. Katherine received her Ph.D. in policy
analysis and management from Cornell University in 2014.
Economics of education
Research Grants and Awards
Effectiveness of Tax Credits in Early Childhood: Links
Between the Earned Income Tax
Credit, Child Tax Credit, Poverty, and Material
for Research on Poverty’s Extramural Small Grants Program: Policies and
Programs to Reduce Child Poverty and Its Effects. 2017-2018.
the Earned Income Tax Credit Reduce Housing Instability?” University of
Michigan Poverty Solutions Junior Faculty Grant. 2017-2018.
of Student Disadvantage: Unpacking Free/Reduced Price Lunch Eligibility Across Childhood” CPC-CAPS Upstate Population
Seed Grant Program. 2017-2019.
“The Persistence Of Poverty: Using Longitudinal
Data to Understand Income Differences in Educational Outcomes,” Russell
Sage Foundation. July 2016-June 2018.