Mike Cassidy

Mike Cassidy

Postdoc in Economics

Princeton University

Mike Cassidy is a postdoc at the Center for Health and Wellbeing at Princeton University. He is an applied microeconomist whose research spans labor, public, and urban economics, with particular emphases on welfare, education, and health. His current work focuses on homeless families, while his overall research agenda endeavors to understand how people make decisions and how social policy, broadly construed, can help them make better ones. He is on the job market in 2023-24.


  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Health, Education, and Welfare Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Labor Economics
  • Urban Economics
  • Econometrics


  • PhD, Economics, 2020

    Rutgers University

  • MPA, Economics and Public Policy, with distinction, 2014

    Princeton University

  • BA, Communication and Political Science, summa cum laude, 2007

    University of Pennsylvania