Catherine G. Massey, Ph.D.

Catherine Massey is a Senior Economist at Welch Consulting’s Bryan Texas office.

Prior to joining Welch Consulting, she was an Assistant Research Scientist in the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research. While at the University of Michigan, she conducted research on record linkage and data quality, as well as research on intergenerational contributors to inequality.

Before joining the University of Michigan, Dr. Massey was an economist in the Center for Administrative Records Research and Applications at the U.S. Census Bureau. There, she researched racial disparities in administrative records coverage and hard-to-count populations as well as intergernerational social mobility.

Dr. Massey received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2013 and a B.Mus. in Music Performance and Economics from Vanderbilt University in 2007. Her work has been featured The Washington Post, New York Magazine, CityLab, Michigan News, and Michigan Radio Stateside.