Professor of Economics and Director, Center for Poverty Research
Marianne Page is a Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Poverty Research at UC Davis. She has authored numerous scholarly articles focusing on low-income families. A labor economist, she is an expert on intergenerational mobility and equality of opportunity in the United States. She has also worked on various issues related to the U.S. safety net, education, and gender. Her research has appeared in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, and the Journal of Labor Economics.
Page received a PhD in economics from the University of Michigan, and came to UC Davis in 1996. She currently serves as co-editor of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, and previously served on the editorial board of Education, Finance and Policy. She is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a research fellow with the Institute for the Study of Labor, and a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. She has also been a member of the Board of Overseers for the Panel Study of Income Dynamics.