Ellyn Terry

Ph.D. Student
Ellie Terry started the Evans School Ph.D. Program in Public Policy & Management in 2019. Her research interests are grounded in the principles of economics and include labor markets, economic mobility, social policy, and health policy. Prior to joining the program, she was an Economic Policy Analysis Specialist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, developing metrics and tools such as Labor Force Participation Dynamics and the Wage Growth Tracker. She has written numerous Federal Reserve Board discussion papers and related blogs. Ellie earned her master’s degree in Applied Economics and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Florida State University, where she has also taught data analysis and data visualization.
MS, Economics, Florida State University 2007
BS, Economics, Florida State University 2006
Labor Markets
Social Policy

Elias Ilin, Alex Ruder, John Robertson, and Ellyn Terry. “Amid the COVID-19
Crisis, a Tale of Two Cities”, macroblog. April 9, 2020.

Alexander Ruder, Julie Siwicki, Ellyn Terry, and Tamilore
Toyin-Adelaja. “Benefits
Cliffs as a Barrier to Career Advancement for Low-Income Adults: Insights
from Employment Services Providers” FRB Atlanta Discussion Paper 2020-2, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

Altig, David, Ilin, Elias, Ruder, Alexander & Terry, Ellyn. ”Benefits
Cliffs and the Financial Incentives for Career Advancement: A Case Study of
the Health Care Services Career Pathway”.
FRB Atlanta Discussion Paper 2020-1, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

Higgins, Patrick, Julie L Hotchkiss, & Ellyn Terry. “Evolution of Behavior,
Uncertainty, and the Difficulty of Predicting Labor Force Participation.”
Business and Economic Research [Online], 9.4 (2019): 157-178. Web. 2 Feb.

Altig, Dave, Auerbach, Alan, Higgins, Patrick, Koehler, Darryl, Kotlikoff,
Laurence, Terry, Ellyn & Ye, Victor. “Did the 2017 Tax Reform Discriminate
against Blue State Voters?” NBER working paper 2019-7* April 2019.

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