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Marcus Casey, PhD

Director of Undergraduate Studies; Associate Professor



Building & Room:

720 UH


601 S Morgan St.

Office Phone:

(312) 413-2100

CV Download:

Marcus Casey CV

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Fields of Interest Heading link

Urban, Labor, Public, Inequality, Education, Applied Microeconomics

Selected Publications Heading link

The Evolution of Charter School Quality

The Evolution of Black Neighborhoods Since Kerner

Academic Probation, Student Performance and Strategic Course Taking

Racial and Ethnic Price Differentials in the Housing Market

Location Matters: Historical Segregation and Intergenerational Inequality


Working Papers

Distinguishing Causes of Neighborhood Transition: A Nearest Neighbor Approach
NBER WP #30487 (w/ P.Bayer, B. McCartney, J. Orellana-Li, C. Zhang)

“Neighborhood Trajectory and Upward Mobility” (w/ B. Hardy) [Email for Draft]

“Local Childhood Context and  Intergenerational Mobility: Evidence from the ARC Region” (w/ B. Hardy and E. Ipkebe) [Email for Draft]

“Sorting, Neighborhood Quality, and the EITC: Evidence from DC”  (w/ B. Hardy and D.Muhammed) [new version soon]

“Demographic Change and Housing Price Dynamics: Evidence from Matched Housing Transactions” [new version soon]


PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009

Research Currently in Progress

Sorting, Neighborhood Amenities, Local Labor Markets, Automation, Economic Mobility