Mallory Vachon, PhD
Dr. Mallory Vachon, an Economic Research Analyst at 2M Research, has nearly 7 years of experience conducting economic research. She received her PhD, Mater of Arts, and Bachelor of Arts in Economics at Syracuse University. Throughout her doctoral studies and early career, Dr. Vachon examined various social and economic policy questions in the fields of public and labor economics. Dr. Vachon’s research has examined the response of individual behavior to changes in income, including the topics of migration, social insurance program participation, and spending behavior. She has experience with panel data techniques and the merging and analysis of large datasets. In her research, Dr. Vachon has utilized administrative and survey data from various federal, state, and local government agencies to provide new insights into important labor and public economics questions. Her data expertise includes, but is not limited to, the Internal Revenue Service county- and state-level income and migration tables, the Census’ Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics Origin-Destination Employment Statistics, the Bureau of Labor Statistics local area income and employment data, the decennial Census, and the American Community Survey. In addition to her academic research, Dr. Vachon has presented on public and labor economics topics at academic conferences, invited speaking engagements at academic and government institutions, and industry groups. She is a member of several organizations, including American Economic Association, Southern Economic Association, and the Women’s Energy Network.