Martha J. Bailey
Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Bailey’s research focuses on issues in labor economics, demography, and health in the United States, within the long-run perspective of economic history. Her expertise is in gender and demographic issues and policies and programs begun in the United States in the 1960s.
Talks and Briefings
In the last two years, Bailey has given talks at (in alphabetical order) the American Economic Association Meetings (Chicago and San Diego); Brookings Papers on Economic Activity; BU-MIT-Harvard Health Economics Seminar; CESifo (Munich, Germany); Cliometrics Society Seetings, Johns Hopkins University; Johannes Kepler University (Linz, Austria); Lund University (Sweden); National Bureau of Economic Research; Northwestern University, Norwegian School of Economics; Research Data Center Annual Conference (keynote speaker); Sciences-Po (Paris, France), Society of Labor Economists (Chicago); University of California, Davis; University of Chicago Booth School of Business; University of Pittsburgh; University of Tennessee, Knoxville; University of Texas, Austin; and Vanderbilt University.