Caroline Krafft, PhD

Assistant Professor of Economics

<div class="line" id="line-3"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;, sans-serif; font-size: 16px;">Caroline Krafft is an economist specializing in development economics, primarily labor, education, health, and inequality in the Middle East and North Africa. She collaborates with St. Kate’s students, international non-governmental organizations, and a global network of scholars in her research. Current projects include work on early childhood development, labor market dynamics, life course transitions, human capital accumulation, and fertility. Caroline teaches courses in economics and statistics, and serves as the program director for the Women and International Development major. She is particularly interested in how economics can help societies understand and address social issues, and is writing a textbook on that topic.</span></div>
Department
Economics & Political Science
Women's Studies
Research Interest
Development Economics;
Policy Analysis;
Middle East and North Africa;
Labor Economics;
Economics of Education;
Health Economics;
Early Childhood Development;
Inequality