Kate Pennington
Job Market Paper:
Does Building New Housing Cause Displacement?: The Supply and Demand Effects of Construction in San Francisco
Dissertation:
Essays in urban economics and political economy
Fields of research:
  • Urban economics, political economy, labor
Publications / Working Papers:
  • Poisoned by Policy: The Impact of the Flint Water Crisis on Political Participation (with Eleanor Wiseman).  Working paper.
     

Education:
  • Ph.D. Environmental Economics, UC Berkeley, (2021, expected)
  • M.Sc. Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley (2017)
  • M.Sc. International and Development Economics, University of San Francisco (2015)
  • B.A. Economics, Cornell University (2010)
Honors and Awards:
  • Doctoral Fellow in Economics of Reproductive Health, Institute for Women's Policy Research, 2020. ($17,500)

  • American Cultures Engaged Scholarship Fellow, UC Berkeley, 2019-20. ($500)

  • Teaching Effectiveness Award, UC Berkeley, 2020.

  • Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor, UC Berkeley, 2019.

  • Synar Fellowship for the Study of American Politics, UC Berkeley, 2019. ($3,000)

  • Soroptimist Fellow, 2019. ($10,000).

  • Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Fellow, 2018-19.

  • Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics Fellow, UC Berkeley, 2018-19. ($15,000)

  • Housing and Displacement Researcher, San Francisco City Planning Dept, 2016-18.

  • Sacheti Family Fellowship, UC Berkeley, 2018. ($2,375)

  • NSF Fellow, Data Science for the 21st Century, UC Berkeley, 2015-17. ($50,000)

Teaching:
  • Data Science for the 21st Century - Eric Van Dusen - Graduate Student Instructor - UC Berkeley - Spring 2020
  • Health and Environmental Policy - Michael Anderson - Graduate Student Instructor - UC Berkeley - Fall 2019
  • Introductory Applied Econometrics -- Sofia Villas-Boas - Graduate Student Instructor - UC Berkeley - Spring 2018
  • Introductory Applied Econometrics -- Anchaal Jain - Graduate Student Instructor - UC Berkeley - Fall 2017
References:
  • Meredith Fowlie
    Associate Professor of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Berkeley
    Email: fowlie@berkeley.edu

  • Jeremy Magruder
    Associate Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics
    Email: jmagruder@berkeley.edu
    Phone: (510) 643-8742

  • Reed Walker
    Transamerica Associate Professor of Business Strategy, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
    Email: rwalker@berkeley.edu
    Phone: (510)-965-3298

Contact Information:

Email: kate.pennington@berkeley.edu

Phone: (415) 770-2763

Placement Directors:

Professor Maximilian Auffhammer
auffhammer@berkeley.edu
Tel: 510-643-5472

 

Professor Sofia Villas-Boas
sberto@berkeley.edu

Placement Officer:

Diana Lazo
lazo@berkeley.edu
Tel: 510-642-3345

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