Ashley Muchow is a Ph.D. candidate at the Pardee Graduate School and an assistant policy analyst at RAND. Her work centers on public policy that affects low-income and vulnerable populations, with a particular focus on immigration, welfare policy, and social and economic inequality. Her research looks at state and local immigration policy and the local enforcement of federal immigration law, examining how changes in legislation and enforcement impact domestic minorities, undocumented immigrants, and their families.
Muchow graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University Chicago with a dual degree in economics and finance. Prior to joining RAND, she worked as a senior research analyst at The Lewin Group, using statistical, econometric, and qualitative research methods to analyze the health care labor market and as a policy analyst at the Illinois Policy Institute, focusing on public finance and education reform in the City of Chicago and Illinois.
Martsolf, G.R., Auerbach, D.A., Spetz, J., Pearson, M.L., and Muchow, A.N., "DNP by 2015: an examination of nursing schools' decisions to offer a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree," Nursing Outlook, 63(2):219-226, 2015
Roderick S. Hooker and Ashley Muchow, "Modifying state laws for nurse practitioners and physician assistants can reduce cost of medical services," Nursing Economic$, 33(2):88-94, 2015
Roderick S. Hooker and Ashley Muchow, "Supply of physician assistants: 2013-2026," Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 27(3):39-45, 2014
Roderick S. Hooker and Ashley Muchow, "The 2013 census of licensed physician assistants," Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants:, 27(7):35-39, 2014