Brian Stacy

Economist, Food Assistance Branch, Food Economics Division, USDA Economic Research Service

Dr. Brian Stacy is an economist in the Food Economics Branch of the USDA’s Economic Research Service. His research is focused on the interactions of SNAP participation, employment, and the macro-economy. He is a recent PhD recipient from Michigan State University with a focus on labor economics and applied econometrics. Previously, he worked as a consultant for the World Bank on the Service Delivery Indicators project. He also served as co-principal investigator on a project comparing two models of charter school effectiveness for the State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Education’s Charter Division. Brian held a University Distinguished Fellowship from the Michigan State Graduate School and was a fellow of the Economics of Education Predoctoral Training Program funded by the IES.