Bonnie Bounds

Bonnie Bounds

Visiting Assistant Professor

  bebounds@tamu.edu

  (979) 845-7141

  Eller O&M 803G

Research

I study economic development across the rural-urban continuum, primarily in the US, with special emphases on rural economies and human capital.  More specifically, I am interested in how postsecondary educational attainment connects to local economic development in the context of structural economic change.  I also explore how gender disparities in educational attainment relate to local economic well-being in urban and rural US counties.

Selected Publications

Bounds, B.E., 2017. Wage Premiums Across the Rural-Urban Continuum: What Constitutes a “Good Job”? International Journal of Regional Development 4, 63–83. https://doi.org/10.5296/ijrd.v4i2.11350

Education

PhD, Geography, The Ohio State University, 2019

MA, Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2015

BA, Geography, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010

Links

www.bebounds.com

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