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PhD, Economics, University Of Illinois At Chicago
MA, Economics, University Of Illinois At Chicago
MUPP, Urban Planning, University of Illinois, Chicago
BS, Computer Science, University of Puget Sound
Research Interests
Economic growth
Economic development
Sustainability and sustainable development
Selected Publications
Collier, E.,Odell, K.E.andRosenbloom, A.(2022), "Teaching sustainable development: an approach to rapidly introducing the UN sustainable development goals into an undergraduate business curriculum",Journal of Global Responsibility, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print.
Salas, Sergio and Kathleen Odell (2022).Illiquid investments and the non-monotone relationship between credit and growth.Journal of Macroeconomics, 74.

Salas, Sergio and Kathleen Odell (2022), Why are credit-driven crises deep and long-lasting?,
The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance.
Odell, Kathleen. "Team-based learning and student performance: Preliminary evidence from a principles of macroeconomics classroom." International Review of Economics Education, 2018
Odell, Kathleen."Measuring the Impact of Microfinance: Looking to the Future". Grameen Foundation, 2015
Odell, Kathleen; Lesniewski, Jacob."Manufacturing Coordination: The Importance of Collaboration for High Skill Manufacturing on Chicago's West Side". Center for Global Peace through Commerce, 2014
Selected Presentations
Finance, Credit Crises, and Endogenous Growth, Southern Economic Association, 2020
Is Teaching the SDGs Effective? Student Learning in a Business School, 26th International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference, 2019
Should We Teach the UN Sustainable Development Goals to Business Students? Perspectives from Economics and Business Ethics, International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference, 2018
The Limits of Community and Collective Impact: Two Case Studies from Chicago, Society for Social Work and Research, 2017
Using the market for Quinoa to teach three economic principles, Southern Economic Association, 2017


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