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Tufts University
Department of Economics
316 Braker Hall
8 Upper Campus Rd.
Medford, MA 02155-6722
Office: 617-627-3663
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Melissa McInerney
Associate Professor
Co-Director of M.S. Program

Ph.D. University of Maryland at College Park
M.P.P. Georgetown Public Policy Institute
B.A. Carleton College 

Public Economics, Health Economics, Labor Economics, and Applied Microeconomics

Melissa McInerney is an associate professor of economics at Tufts University. Before joining Tufts, she was on the faculty at the College of William and Mary. She has published widely examining questions relevant to social policy. In her work, she has examined the Medicare program, workplace injuries and compensation for injured workers, and wage gaps by race and ethnicity. She is a recipient of research grants from the Russell Sage Foundation, the United States Department of Labor, the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Labor Research, and the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.

Professor McInerney's research has been published in leading economics journals such as the Journal of Labor Economics, the Journal of Health Economics, the Journal of Human Resources, and the Journal of Public Economics. Her work has also been published in the leading health policy journal Health Affairs.

Professor McInerney holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park, an M.P.P. from Georgetown University, and a B.A. from Carleton College.