Kathleen Kassel

Assistant Director for Communications
202-694-5352
kkassel@ers.usda.gov

Briefly

Kathleen Kassel is Assistant Director for Communications in the Resource and Rural Economics Division.

Education

Kathy received a BA in economics from Bryn Mawr College.

Selected Publications

Whitener, L., J. Jen, and K. Kassel. 2004. "Progress and Partnerships in a Dynamic Rural America," Amber Waves, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.

Gundersen, C., M. Morehart, L. Whitener, L. Ghelfi, J. Johnson, K. Kassel, and others. 2000. A Safety Net for Farm HouseholdsAER-788, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.

Aldrich, L., C. Beale, and K. Kassel. 1998. "Commuting and the Economic Functions of Small Towns and Places," Rural Development Perspectives, RDP-697, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.

Kassel, K., and T. Carlin. 2000. "Agriculture and the Rural Economy: Economic Growth in Farming Areas Lags the Rest of Rural America," Rural Conditions and Trends, RCAT-102, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.

McGranahan, D., and K. Kassel, "Education and Regional Employment in the 1980s: Comparisons among OECD Member Countries" in Rural Employment: An International Perspective (Ray D. Bollman and John M. Bryden, ed.)