Kasey Buckles

Kasey Buckles

Brian and Jeannelle Brady Associate Professor
Economics and Econometrics

436 Flanner Hall


  • Economics of the family
  • Economic demography
  • Health economics
  • Labor economics

The Economist

How economics is trying to fix its gender problem

The Wall Street Journal

Medical-Marijuana Legalization Leads to Baby Boomlet, Paper Says


What’s Discouraging Millennials From Starting a Family?

Associated Press

Lowest US birth rate in 3 decades could pose risk to economy


Hidden Brain: Relationship Between Having Babies And The Economy

The Wall Street Journal

How Pregnancy Could Help Us Anticipate U.S. Recessions

The Wall Street Journal

Pregnancies can help predict a recession

Notre Dame study find link between conceptions and economic recessions


Economists' Latest Leading Recessionary Indicator: Sex


Pregnancy Rate Might Predict Future Recessions, Researchers Suggest

Pregnancy is better guide to recession than top economists

Can pregnancy rates predict a recession?

Can declining pregnancy rates predict a recession?

The Huffington Post

Birth Rates Can Be Used To Predict Recessions, Study Suggests

The Tell: Low fertility rate may predict the next recession


Study points to fertility as a leading economic indicator

Measuring the economic state with baby bumps

Hoe zwangere vrouwen een economische crisis kunnen voorspellen (How pregnant women can predict an economic crisis)

Declining fertility rate may predict the next recession

BBC News

Can you predict a recession by looking at pregnancy rates?


Can pregnancy rates predict a recession? America’s top economic research bureau thinks so

Economists urged to use fertility to predict recessions