Cailin Slattery

Harold J. and Jacquelyn F. Rodriguez Family Jefferson Fellow
Class: 2019
Hometown: Nyack, New York
B.A. Washington and Lee University (2011)
M.A. University of Virginia (2015)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Cailin Slattery is a Ph.D. candidate in economics at the University of Virginia. Her research focuses on how U.S. states compete for firms using tax credits and discretionary subsidies. In her job market paper, she develops a straightforward model of states bidding for firms and uses data she collected on winning bids and runner-up states to recover firm preferences over state characteristics, as well as state valuation for firms. Prior to attending graduate school, she worked as a research assistant at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. She is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow and she holds a B.A. in mathematics and economics from Washington and Lee University.

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