Kyle Mangum’s research lies primarily in the fields of urban and labor economics. He has special interest in the topics of labor mobility, inter-city differences in labor and housing markets, and local labor market dynamics. Recent worked has studied aggregate migration, neighborhood effects on labor market outcomes, the importance physical space in economic models of the labor market, as well as the technical methods for finding equilibria in such models.
Mangum joined the economics department in the Andrew Young School as Assistant Professor in 2012 after completing his PhD at Duke University. He received his B.A. in economics and political science at Taylor University. Prior to his graduate studies, he spent time in the private sector as an economic consultant. Dr. Mangum teaches courses in urban economics.