Assistant Professor, Vassar College
Gisella Kagy is an Assistant Professor at Vassar College in New York. She is a development economist with a focus on gender, employment in low-income countries, and the impact of early childhood and in-utero health shocks on later life health and human capital accumulation. She has projects in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Ghana that use a variety of experimental and applied methods with a particular focus on designing surveys and collecting new data. Her work has been published in top general interest and development economics field journals. She received her PhD in economics from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2015.