Avery Calkins

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Associate Economist
Washington Office

Education

Ph.D. in economics, University of Michigan; M.A. in economics, University of Michigan; B.S. in economics, Carnegie Mellon University

Overview

Avery Calkins is an Associate Economist at RAND. She is a labor economist whose primary research interests concern the integration of women into traditionally male-dominated careers and fields of study. Her other research interests include occupational choice, STEM education, and recruiting and retention in the US military. Since joining RAND, she has contributed to a number of projects concerning the military workforce. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Michigan, an MA in Economics from the University of Michigan, and a BS in Economics from Carnegie Mellon University.

Selected Publications

Karen Clay, Peter Juul Egedesø, Casper Worm Hansen, Peter Sandholt Jensen, Avery Calkins, "Controlling tuberculosis? Evidence from the first community-wide health experiment," Journal of Development Economics, 146, 2020

Publications