Theresa Devine's primary fields are labor economics, public finance, and econometrics. Devine has held positions at the New York City Independent Budget Office, Office of the Public Advocate for New York City, Congressional Budget Office, and Penn State University. She has held fellowships at the University of Chicago, the Census Bureau, and the American Bar Foundation.
Her work has covered a broad range of policy issues, including Social Security reform, affordable housing, female self-employment, proposed financing plans for a subway expansion and other infrastructure in Manhattan’s Hudson Yards, congestion pricing, migration of tax filers, and search behavior in the labor market.
Devine received her BA in Economics and English from Boston College and her PhD in Economics from Cornell University.