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Nicole Maestas, Director

Nicole Maestas, an Associate Professor of Health Care Policy at the Harvard Medical School, studies how the health and disability insurance systems affect individual economic behaviors, such as labor supply and the consumption of medical care.

James J. Choi, Co-Director

James J. Choi is a professor of finance at the Yale School of Management. His research spans behavioral economics, household finance, and health economics, with a particular focus on retirement saving.

Courtney Coile, Co-Director

Courtney C. Coile is a professor of Economics at Wellesley College. Her research focuses on the economics of aging and health, particularly retirement and disability policy. She was co-director of the NBER’s International Social Security Project.

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David Autor, Scientific Adviser

David Autor, the Ford Professor of Economics at MIT, and Alex Mas, is the co-director of the Labor Studies Program. Autor joined the NBER as a faculty research fellow in 1999 and became a research associate in 2006.

Jeffrey R. Brown, Scientific Adviser

Jeffrey R. Brown is dean and professor of finance at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Gies College of Business. His research focuses on the role of public and private insurance markets in delivering retirement security.

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Jeffrey B. Liebman, Scientific Adviser

Jeffery Liebman is senior adviser to the Center.

Supported by the Social Security Administration grants #RRC08098400, #DRC12000002, #6 RRC08098400-10-01, #RDR18000003-01-00, #1RDR18000003-01-11, #1RDR18000003-01-00, #1 RDR18000003-01-00, #1RDR180000003-01-00, #1RDR18000003-01--00, #RDR18000003-02-00, #RDR18000003-02-01, #5 RDR18000003-03-00, #RDR18000003, and #6 RDR18000003-04-02

The research reported herein was performed pursuant to grant #RDR18000003 from the US Social Security Administration (SSA) funded as part of the Retirement and Disability Research Consortium. The opinions and conclusions expressed are solely those of the authors and do not represent the opinions or policy of NBER, SSA or any agency of the Federal Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of the contents of this report. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation or favoring by the United States Government or any agency thereof.

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