CASEY GOLDVALEPolicy Analyst, Economic Security and Opportunity Initiative
Casey Goldvale is a Policy and Research Analyst with the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality’s Economic Security & Opportunity Initiative. At the center, she specializes in data analysis and visualization on topics ranging from employment outcomes for people with disabilities to the geographic and social impact of deep poverty in America. She has recently coauthored reports and policy briefs on the risks associated with undercounting marginalized communities in the decennial census, the importance of paid leave to people with disabilities and their families, and strategies for improving caregiving services and jobs. She plays various roles in communications, technical assistance, partnerships, and project coordination.
Prior to the center, Casey served as an intern at the White House National Economic Council, where she focused on the tax policy, budget, and cross-cutting initiatives addressing socioeconomic mobility and financial inclusion. Earlier, she spent several years as a Research Assistant at Cornell University. During that time, she led projects in collaboration with the AFL-CIO at the Office of Labor Education Research housed within Cornell’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations. Casey was also part of Dr. Chris Barrett’s research group in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, where she worked on the World Bank’s “Agriculture in Africa—Telling Facts from Myths” project and co-authored research on health and agricultural productivity published in the African Development Bank Group Working Papers Series and a forthcoming issue of Agricultural Economics. She also conducted original research on price-sensitivity and demand for ethically produced goods among U.S. consumers, featured in a forthcoming book from the University of Hannover.
She is a current Mathematics and Statistics M.S. candidate at Georgetown University. She received her B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from Cornell University.