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Leora Friedberg

Associate Professor

Phone: 434-924-3225

PDF document icon Curriculum Vitae

Office Location

Monroe Hall, Room 257

Office Hours

Thursday 11:00am - 12:00pm

Research Interests

Public Economics;Labor Economics


Bachelor of Arts (BA), Johns Hopkins University

Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research Papers

"The Social Security Earnings Test and the Labor Supply of Older Men," Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 12, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1998;

"Did Unilateral Divorce Raise Divorce Rates? Evidence from Panel Data," American Economic Review, Volume 88 (3), 608-627, June 1998;

"The Effect of Old Age Assistance on Retirement," Journal of Public Economics, Volume 71 (2), 213-232, February 1999;

"The Labor Supply Effects of the Social Security Earnings Test," The Review of Economics and Statistics, Volume 82 (1), 48-63, February 2000.