Catherine McDevitt

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Associate Professor

Sloan Hall 316 / 989-774-3648 /

Ph.D., M.A., University of Rochester / /B.A., Knox College​

Catherine McDevitt is an Associate Professor of Economics at Central Michigan University. Her publications appear in journals ranging from the Journal of Monetary Economics to Feminist Economics, reflecting her teaching and research interests in macroeconomics, monetary theory and the economics of gender. Recent research has focused on the gender wage gap in nineteenth-century Canada and US, and real estate markets in eighteenth- and nineteenth- century US. Her current research draws on probate records and deed records to explore welfare and economic growth in relation to gender and literacy in the two centuries before the Civil War.