Katherine Moos

Portrait of Katherine Moos
Assistant Professor (ON-LEAVE FALL 2023)
215 Crotty Hall



Ph.D., Economics, The New School for Social Research, 2017
M.A., Economics, The New School for Social Research, 2014
B.A., Political Economy, Sarah Lawrence College, 2006

Professional Experience: 

Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2017-Present
Visiting Faculty, Sarah Lawrence College, 2015-2017

Research Interests: 

Political economy of policy and the welfare state
Social reproduction, unpaid household labor, and care work
Time-use and working-hours legislation


Public Finance
Political Economy

Honors and Awards: 

Edith Henry Johnson Memorial Award in Economics, Civil Affairs and Education (awarded for the dissertation “Essays on the Theory and Political Economy of Economic Policy,” 2017)
Eberstadt Prize Fellowship (New School for Social Research, 2014-2017)
University Fellowship (New School for Social Research, 2013-2014)
Schwartz Research Fellowship (Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, 2013- 2014)

Selected Publications: 

Moos, Katherine A. (2020) “The Political Economy of State Regulation: The Case of the British Factory Acts," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Forthcoming.

Moos, Katherine A. (2020). “The Historical Evolution of the Cost of Social Reproduction in the United States, 1959-2012”, Review of Social Economy, In Press.

Moos, Katherine A. (2019).  “Neoliberal Redistributive Policy: The US Net Social Wage in the 21st Century”, Review of Radical Political Economics, 51(4): 581-605.

Moos, Katherine A. (2019). “The Facts and the Values of the Lucas Critique”, Review of Political Economy, 31(1): 1-25.

Moos, Katherine A. and K. Vela Vellupillai (2014). “Stabilisation Policy—Phillips before the Phillips Curve”, Global & Local Economic Review, 18(1): 5-19.

Book Reviews:
Review of “Finding Time: The Economics of Work-Life Conflict” by Heather Boushey,
Review of Political Economy, 28(3) and Feminist Economics, 22(4).